close takes its name from wrighter and burgess Robert
Bull, who owned property here at the turn
of the eighteenth century.
close was also previously recorded as Ford's Row, Lamont's
Land, Dr. Drummond's Close and May Drummond's
is thought that May Drummond is the inspiration for
the 'Preaching Quakeress' celebrated in the poetry
of Pope and Spence.
Close leads to Holyrood