Merchiston Castle School

Merchiston Castle School
294 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PT
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A small outpost of antiquity nestled among the modern Napier University buildings, Merchiston Castle is an elaborate example of a medieval townhouse. Built in the 15th century, it is notable for being the birthplace and home of mathematician John Napier, the inventor of logarithms.

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