McMorrans House Edinburgh Royal Mile photo, Location, 16th century Old Town building, Date, Merchant property image

Bailie McMorran’s House, Edinburgh

Historic Old Town house for a merchant in the Scottish capital: Riddle’s Court building, southeast Scotland, UK

post updated 28 October 2023

Bailie McMorran's house Bailie McMorran's house Edinburgh Old Town
property photos © Adrian Welch, October 2006

Bailie McMorran’s House Edinburgh

Date built: 1590 approximately

Location: Riddle’s Court, off the Lawnmarket – on south side, towards top of Royal Mile, Old Town

Good example of traditional Edinburgh house, with external stair, fairly random fenestration, rubble walls.

This property was built by Bailie John MacMorran. He was reputedly Edinburgh’s richest merchant.

More info on this Edinburgh building online soon

Edinburgh house

Edinburgh Old Town Building Designs

Edinburgh Old Town Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

Historic Buildings close to Bailie McMorran’s House include

Edinburgh Castle, located to the west, at the top of the Royal Mile
Edinburgh Castle Picture
property picture © Adrian Welch
Edinburgh Castle

New College, Mound Place, EH1 2LX – north of the Royal Mile
New College Edinburgh
Mound Place property photo © Adrian Welch
New College

The High Street, the East – West axis that runs through the Old Town from the castle down to the Scottish Parliament and the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Canongate:

Royal Mile Edinburgh buildings – High Street axis in the Old Town from east to west
Caltongate Buildings
High Street building image : ANTA architecture
Royal Mile Edinburgh

Scottish Capital Building Designs

Scottish Capital Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

Scottish Parliament, Holyrood
Scottish Parliament

Hotel Missoni, 1 George IV Bridge, EH1 1AD
Hotel Missoni Edinburgh

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