The stop is located in Constitution Street.
Bernard Street is in the old centre of Leith and named after Bernard Lindsay of Lochill. He had a tavern (public house) during late 16th and early 17th century. He was instrumental in funding the rebuilding of the Kings Wark in 1613. The King's Wark stood on The Shore, facing the harbour extending from the modern Bernard Street to Broad Wynd. It was designed to serve as a royal residence, a store-house and an armoury.
Bernard Lindsay became an honoury burgess of Leith on the occassion of the banquet to King James VI after he also became King James I of England.
A postcard view of the site of the Bernard Street Stop.
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