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University of Edinburgh: Old Moray House

Door open days


Aristocratic mansion of 1618 with massive obelisks flanking the gate. Now part of the Faculty of Education of the University of Edinburgh. Balcony Room and Cromwell Room: Two very fine rooms up a turnpike stair, with elaborate original plaster ceilings and 18C panelling. Enter from St John Street (via Canongate or Holyrood Road)

Key Information

Building Date: 1618

Where to find us

  • 174 Canongate
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 8DD