Sometime before 1604, Andrew Ædie built a townhouse on The Green, S of St.Nicholas' church, Aberdeen town centre.
says the house in The Green that stood for many years was built
1633 by Andrew's son
[Munro, 1887] said the house bore the inscription "D. Æ. 1633".
[Morgan, 2004] says David did not build a new house but made modifications in 1633 to his father's house.
The house was called
The street from the house up to St.Nicholas' church was called "Ædie's Wynd".
A "wynd" is a lane.
Later the N part of Ædie's Wynd became known as "Back Wynd".
The house still stood at the time of [Munro, 1887].
It was demolished in 1914.
The site is now an empty lot.
From The Miscellany of the Third Spalding Club, either Volume I (1935) or Volume II (1940).
Ædie's House visible here on LHS.
Site of Ædie's House (red spot).
The laneway "Ædie's Wynd" ("n") on Aberdeen map of 1661.
The Green is "p".
Close-up of Ædie's Wynd ("n") and The Green ("p") on 1661 map above.
[Munro, 1887] says Ædie's House once formed the corner house of Ædie's Wynd, which would make it the corner house here.
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