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Warriston, City of Edinburgh

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Warriston, City of Edinburgh

Warriston is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is north-east of the Royal Botanic Garden. The name derives from Warriston House a local mansion house, now demolished. It was the family home in the 17th century of Lord Warriston who co-wrote the National Covenant of 1638. Warriston Cemetery was opened in 1843 and is now owned by the City of Edinburgh. Warriston Crematorium was opened on 29 October 1929 on the eastern edge of the old cemetery.
Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT2575
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders

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