History
As well as looking up a lot of people don’t look down either, Edinburgh has so much history and a lot of people just walk on over it not realizing it is there. like these brass plates embedded into the cobbles west of St. Giles’ in Parliament Square, marks the site of the Old Tolbooth Prison. The 400 year old building was demolished in 1817, having served as a boothe for collecting tolls, a council chamber, a court house and squalid prison. Prisoners were executed usually by hanging from the gallows on the site now marked with the Heart of Midlothian

History

As well as looking up a lot of people don’t look down either, Edinburgh has so much history and a lot of people just walk on over it not realizing it is there. like these brass plates embedded into the cobbles west of St. Giles’ in Parliament Square, marks the site of the Old Tolbooth Prison. The 400 year old building was demolished in 1817, having served as a boothe for collecting tolls, a council chamber, a court house and squalid prison. Prisoners were executed usually by hanging from the gallows on the site now marked with the Heart of Midlothian
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