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High Court of Justiciary

Door open days


Only the outer walls remain of the neo-Georgian Sheriff Court of 1934-37 by the Office of Public Works. The interior was completely remodelled by David le Sueur in 1997 to form high-security courts for the High Court of Justiciary. Wall hanging by Alice Kettle at the top of the brass staircase. Guided tours of building (including cells).

Key Information

Architect: Office of Public Works, remodelled David le Sueur

Building Date: 1934-37, 1997

Where to find us

  • Lawnmarket
  • Edinburgh
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