Barnton, Edinburgh facts for kids
It is home to the Royal High School of Edinburgh; Braehead House, a plain Scots Classical house dating from c. 1700; and The Royal Burgess Golfing Society, one of the oldest golf societies in the world. Barnton Quarry, a former stone quarry in the area, is the (now derelict) site of an underground bunker which, in the event of nuclear war, would have served as the regional seat of government for Scotland from 1961 until its abandonment in 1985.
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