South Gray’s Close High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

South Gray's Close High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

South Gray’s Close or Mint Close as this is where the Scottish mint was built in 1574 after it being in the Castle and firstly in Holyrood House Palace. It later moved to Chessel’s Court where Deacon Brodie robbed it, but was caught and hung.The Museum of Childhood is located next to the close.

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