Edinburgh Castle, Jamaica

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Edinburgh Castle
Plantation and Great House
Edinburgh Castle is located in Jamaica
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle
Coordinates: 18°14′48″N 77°12′07″W / 18.2466843°N 77.2020167°W / 18.2466843; -77.2020167Coordinates: 18°14′48″N 77°12′07″W / 18.2466843°N 77.2020167°W / 18.2466843; -77.2020167
CountryJamaica
ParishSt Ann
Builtc. 1770
Founded byLewis Hutchinson
Named forEdinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)

Edinburgh Castle, an estate and now ruined great house in St Ann, was built by Jamaica's earliest recorded serial killer, Lewis Hutchinson.[1][2] It had two circular, loopholed towers diagonally at opposite corners.[1] The ruins are on the list of National Heritage Sites in Jamaica.

There is a small nearby village of the same name at 18°14′26″N 77°13′10″W / 18.240591°N 77.219414°W / 18.240591; -77.219414.[3]

There is also a small settlement of this name in St Thomas at 17°54′01″N 76°34′57″W / 17.9004029°N 76.5824533°W / 17.9004029; -76.5824533[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Edinburgh Castle". Kingston, Jamaica: Jamaica National Heritage Trust. 2005. Retrieved 2009-10-01.
  2. ^ Tortello, Dr. Rebecca (2002-11-06). "Lewis Hutchinson: The Mad Master". Jamaica Gleaner. Archived from the original on 2009-08-30. Retrieved 2009-10-01.
  3. ^ UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys 1:50,000 map of Jamaica sheet G, 1973.
  4. ^ "Edinburgh Castle, Saint Thomas, Jamaica". travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2009-10-01..
  5. ^ "Mad Doctor's Castle Mission". IGN. June 18, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  6. ^ Bowden, Oliver (November 8, 2012). Assassin's Creed: Forsaken. Penguin UK. p. 496. ISBN 9780718193690.
  7. ^ Assassin's Creed III - Strategy Guide. Gamer Guides. October 28, 2015. p. 73. ISBN 9781621545316.
  8. ^ Shepard, Douglas (November 18, 2012). "Assassin's Creed 3 – Captain Kidd's Treasure – The Mad Doctor's Castle". Rariti Guide. Retrieved December 20, 2017.

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