City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Cannonball House


Cannonball House
Castle Hill Royal Mile
Edinburgh EH1 1HR
Venue details
Edinburgh Area: 
Old Town Edinburgh
Telephone (box office): 
0131 226 0000

A 15th century tenement house at the top of the Royal Mile, just below Edinburgh Castle Esplanade, that has a (visible) cannon ball lodged in its outer wall. The cannon ball marks the height of the city's first piped water brought to Edinburgh Old Town.