Edinburgh Castle, Jamaica

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.

Edinburgh Castle
Plantation and Great House
Edinburgh Castle
Coordinates: 18.2466843°N 77.2020167°W / 18.2466843; -77.2020167
ParishSt Ann
Builtc. 1770
Founded byLewis Hutchinson
Named forEdinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)

There is a small nearby village of the same name at 18.240591°N 77.219414°W / 18.240591; -77.219414.[3]

There is also a small settlement of this name in St Thomas at 17.9004029°N 76.5824533°W / 17.9004029; -76.5824533[4]

See also


  1. "Edinburgh Castle". Kingston, Jamaica: Jamaica National Heritage Trust. 2005. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. 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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