The thread about the Leith Martello Tower; why it took so long to build; why it was hardly used; and what you can see of it today
The thread about John Paul Jones; the Scottish-born American naval hero who almost captured Edinburgh and Leith but lived to tell the tale
The thread about the first proper town plan of Leith and what it tells us about the town in the early 18th century
The thread about the 16th century Marian Walls of Leith and how the ghosts of their alignment define the streets to this day
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