Edinburgh Castle Names

Research Investigating into the origins of names within Edinburgh Castle.

The names of the various spaces and structures within the castle can shed light on its history and development. 

This paper explores the origin of those names and their historic background.

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Dennis Gallagher
Dennis Gallagher took his postgraduate degree in Anglo-Saxon studies at Durham and has since specialised in the archaeology of standing buildings, using structural analysis, architectural history, documentation and artefactual evidence to interpret them as living and ceremonial spaces. His published work with Historic Environment Scotland includes Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle and Fort George.


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Edinburgh Castle Research: Names

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