J.K. Rowling and other writers - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
N 55° 56.854 W 003° 11.501
30U E 488029 N 6200259
Quick Description: The place of inspiration to J.K. Rowling, Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall-Smith and others
Location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/7/2018 4:18:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMZA8H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
Views: 7

Long Description:

On the right side of the entrance at "The Elephant House" coffee shop on 21 George IV Bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland is a metal plaque commemorating J.K. Rowling, Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall-Smith and other writers, who spent their time in this coffes shop writing their books. The inscription reads:

Made famous as the place of inspiration to writers such as J.K. Rowling, who sat writing much of her early novels in the back room overlooking Edinburgh Castle.

Ian Rankin, author of the Rebus novels, and Alexander McCall-Smith have both also frequented The Elephant House as well as many other writers.

Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: on the wall outside The Elephant House to the right of the entrance

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