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Warriston is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is north-east of the Royal Botanic Garden. The name derives from Warriston House a local mansion house, now demolished. It was the family home in the 17th century of Lord Warriston who co-wrote the National Covenant of 1638.
Warriston Cemetery was opened in 1843 and is now owned by the City of Edinburgh. Warriston Crematorium was opened on 29 October 1929 on the eastern edge of the old cemetery. It was built in 1808 as East Warriston House and converted in 1928/9.
There is a small housing estate near Warriston Cemetery locally known as Easter Warriston.
The Water of Leith flows by here.
In 1848, the Polish composer Chopin stayed at No 10 Warriston Crescent. There is a plaque in front of the building that was placed there in 1948 by the Polish community.
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