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In Focus | Edinburgh Castle And The Nor' Loch By Alexander Nasmyth

Edinburgh Castle today looks mostly the same as it did in the past, although there is no longer the putrid loch at the base of the rock. Notorious as a disposal site for rotting waste, dead bodies, and as a place for drowning witches, the Nor' Loch as it was called is now home to a railway and public gardens. [Read Full Article]