Edinburgh Southside History
Edinburgh Southside history consists of the street adjoining and the extension of the southbridge to Newington. The areas including the Grassmarket and streets adjoining, Tollcross area, the University of Edinburgh city campus area to the meadows and Bruntsfield links. A large are of this is Old Edinburgh and there are many historic places to see. Chapel Street with graves of Deacon Brodie, Charles Darwin, Andrew Duncan and Blacklock the blind poet. Potterrow the house of Robert Burns love “Clarinda”. Sciennes House Place the plac Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns met for the only time. Heriots School (Hogwarts), the two cafes where JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter, Museums, Gallows, Historic buildings, Oldest golf course, Houses of Walter Scott and Arthur Conan Doyle, plaques of Benjamin Rush and Rev Witherspoon, Statue of first Chinese that graduated from Edinburgh university, bust of Confucius, Arthur Seat and many other interesting things.