"The Mercat Cross" Mercat Cross Tip by steventilly

Mercat Cross, Edinburgh: 6 reviews and 12 photos

  The Mercat Cross
by steventilly

Near St Giles is The Mercat Cross, a 19th century construction that incorporates parts of the original 15th century cross. It was (and sometimes still is) the scene of important proclaimations, and also doubled as a scene of executions in the olden days.

Address: West Parlaiment Square, Edinburgh EH1
Directions: Next to St. Giles' Kirk
Website: http://www.royal-mile.com/interest/mercat-cross.html

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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