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Edinburgh Castle's Role as a Gun House

Edinburgh Castle Research

Front cover of Edinburgh Castle's Role as a Gun House

In a series of questions and answers, this report seeks to provide an overview of the gunnery establishment, arsenal and gun house based in Edinburgh Castle, particularly in the late 15th and 16th centuries.

  • Audiences:

    Members, Researchers, Educators, Visitors, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts
  • Date Published:

    17 August 2018
  • Publisher:

    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Publication Types:

    Edinburgh Castle Research Reports
  • Author(s):

    Dr David Caldwell

    Dr David Caldwell studied archaeology at Edinburgh University and spent 38 years working as a curator for National Museums Scotland. He has published extensively on Scottish archaeology and history. He is president of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vice-president of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology and vice chairman of Fife Cultural Trust.
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  • Subjects:

    Archaeology, Architecture, History, Scotland, British and Irish History