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is the capital city in Scotland. Edinburgh Vaults also know as South Bridge
Vaults were made in the late 1700’s. The
Vaults contained cobblers
and other tradesmen, and as storage space for illicit material, reportedly
including the bodies of people killed by serial killers. According to the
article Underground Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Vaults is a bridge over a huge valley, which has nineteen enormous
arches with underground chambers. Bodies of
people killed by serial killers were brought down to the vaults to be
examined. The vaults were created in the late 1800th century and
abandoned in the 18030’s. They were opened again for the public to tour was
1996. According to Craig Moncrieff’s video The Edinburgh
was still growing during the late 1700’s. So Scotland was somewhat a poor
struggling country at the time. Scotland had few natural resources. That’s why
many people were left homeless and hungry. According to Jim Tates’s article The Transformation of An Early
Post-Medieval Town Into a major Modern city.
the Vaults were abandoned of there cobblers and tradesmen refuges moved in for
a home. This has been found true by deceased bodies in the vaults. Adam Fox
says this in
Books’ And Small Pamphlets’ In Edinburgh.