Scotland – The chapel that isn’t a chapel: the strange history of this Edinburgh building might surprise you


Scotland - The chapel that isn't a chapel: the strange history of this Edinburgh building might surprise you

(by Hilary Mitchell, edinburghlive, February 4, 2020)

 

The unassuming-looking house at 19 Hill Street in the New Town – known as ‘Mary’s Chapel’- has a very long, strange and fascinating history. And it’s certainly not a chapel.
When you walk past 19 Hill Street in Edinburgh’s very well heeled New Town, the only clue that you’re dealing with a fairly unusual building is a six-pointed star carved above the lintel, adorned with strange symbols and numbers.
Also, written in gold above the door are the words…

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Scotland - The chapel that isn't a chapel: the strange history of this Edinburgh building might surprise you

 

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