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Grassmarket

Edinburgh

The largest open space in the Old Town, the Grassmarket was the site of a weekly market for cattle, horses and sheep, and many public executions. Until 1785, one of the town’s gallows stood here. Hangings were a great public spectacle and owners of houses overlooking the gibbet could command a handsome price for the view from their windows.

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