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Lady Stairs House

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Lady Stair's Close, Lawnmarket, City of Edinburgh, EH1 2PA

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Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, United Kingdom : Reviews of Lady Stairs House - Yahoo! Travel
This house is named after the gorgeous but foulmouthed heroine of Sir Walter Scott's My Aunt Margaret's Mirror. Built in the 1620s, the house now houses a mus...

Lady Stair뭩 House - Edinburgh
. The courtyard outside of the museum has inscriptions embedded in the stonework, which commemorate various Scott...

Edinburgh-Royal Mile Lady Stairs Close
It was built in 1622 for Sir William Gray of Pittendrum, an Edinburgh Baronet. It was then bought in 1719 by the widow of John Dalrymple (1648 - 1707) the first Earl of Stair, henc...

The Writers Museum
The rich collection of portraits, manuscripts and personal exhibits include Burns' writing desk, Scott's chessboard, dining table and the printing press on which his Waverley novels were produced. The Stevenson collection is the most significant in the United Kingdom. Other prominent Scottish writer...

Places to Visit - Lady Stair's House and Writers' Museum, Edinburgh
) is Lady Stair's House. This was built in 1622 for a William Grey of Pittendrum who had the words Feare The Lord and Depart From Evil carved above the door along with his initials and those of his wife, Geida Smith (WG &GS). William Grey installed an early form of burglar defence in his house - the...

Art Guide Writer's Museum, Edinburgh
The museum is dedicated to the lives and works of Scotland's great literary figures, particularly Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). Built as a townhouse in 1622, Lady Stair's House is one of the oldest buildings in the Old Town, and after ...

iExplore Community: Writer's%20Museum - Edinburgh Museums%20and%20Galleries
I went in search of the Scotland Writer's museum. In February, when I was in Dublin, the Dublin Writer's Museum was a highlight of my trip. So the Scotland Writer's Museum was a must-see on my list of activities for Edinburgh. It was interesting and free and had a lot of info on Robert Louis Stevens...

Overview of Writers' Museum, The
Located in the 17th Century Lady Stair's House off the Lawnmarket in Edinburgh, the Writer's Museum is dedicated to the lives and works of Scotland's greatest writers. A small municipal museum, it tells the story of they city's literary connections and contains a variety of artefacts relating to poe...

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