St Mary Magdalene's Hospital, Inveresk

Grid reference

NT 320 720 (assumed location)

Six-figure easting & northing

332000 672000

Latitude

55.9362816695832

Longitude

-3.0886455580924013

County

Midlothian

Nearby places

St Mary Magdalene's Chapel, Inveresk (0.75 miles)

Magdalene Bridge, Inveresk/Edinburgh (0.76 miles)

St John's Church, Duddingston (1.45 miles)

Inveresk, parish (1.49 miles)

St Michael's Church, Inveresk (1.49 miles)

Object Classification

Other
hospital

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records this as a hospital that cared for the poor and lepers, on record as such in 1386. It was still in existence inn 1561 when a payment to "the lipper men at ye magdalenes beyond Mussilbrugh" is recorded. (See also NT37SW 29). D E Easson 1957; I B Cowan 1964. This hospital gives its name to Magdalene Bridge (NT327730, shown on OS Digimap and OS 6 inch 1st edn). This bridge carries the shore road across the Brunstane Burn, which here formed the bounary between the parishes of Duddingston and Inveresk (OS 6 inch 1st edn).

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Inveresk, parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Magdalene Bridge, Inveresk/Edinburgh

Adjacent St Mary Magdalene's Chapel, Inveresk