Hope’s Court High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

Hope's Court High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

Hope’s Court is hidden in the corner between John Knox House and Mowbray House. A doorway with a carved lintel still remains. A drawing can be found in the Society of Antiquaries Scotland. Hope’s Court or Dr Hope’s Close named after a Archibald Hope. There were many Close’s and Courts that intertwined and branched off. Courts could be a tenement with a quadrangle in the centre creating a courtyard. Also the rear entrance to Hope’s Court is visible a the foot of Trunk’s Close.

                                    Hope’s Court  Back Door Trunk’s Close                            Hope’s Court Front Door High Street

 The back of the High Street in Trunk's Close possibly an entrance to Hope's Close  Hope's Court Original Entrance High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh  

Link to Baron Maule’s Close