A report on Advocates Close

The entrance to Advocates Close
16th century doorway, Advocates Close
1870 drawing of the Lord Advocates house at the foot of Advocates Close
The iconic framed view of the Scott Monument from the top of Advocates Close
Roxburgh Court viewing down Warriston Close including the greatly rebuilt and extended building on the close - part of the award winning Advocates Close scheme

Narrow and steep alley in Edinburgh of medieval origin, redeveloped in the early 21st century.

- Advocates Close
The entrance to Advocates Close

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Cockburn Street

Cockburn Street, Edinburgh

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Picturesque street in Edinburgh's Old Town, created as a serpentine link from the High Street to Waverley Station in 1856.

Picturesque street in Edinburgh's Old Town, created as a serpentine link from the High Street to Waverley Station in 1856.

Cockburn Street
Edinburgh City Chambers from Cockburn Street
The upper north side of Cockburn Street

The most impressive are Warriston Close and Advocates Close.

Portrait of Sir James by John Baptist Medina

James Stewart (advocate, born 1635)

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Scottish lawyer, political opponent of the Stuarts, and reforming Lord Advocate of Scotland.

Scottish lawyer, political opponent of the Stuarts, and reforming Lord Advocate of Scotland.

Portrait of Sir James by John Baptist Medina
The Lord Advocates house at the foot of Advocates Close

Stewart is the advocate who gives his name to Advocates Close.

Andrew Crosbie

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Scottish lawyer and antiquarian, and a notable figure of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Scottish lawyer and antiquarian, and a notable figure of the Scottish Enlightenment.

He lived on Advocates Close off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh's Old Town, close to the main courts.