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Edinburgh, 28 Academy Street, Leith Victoria Boxing Club

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9708 / 55°58'14"N

Longitude: -3.1695 / 3°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 327101

OS Northings: 675923

OS Grid: NT271759

Mapcode National: GBR 8T7.G4

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.86Y2

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 28 Academy Street, Leith Victoria Boxing Club

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363456

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26731

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Post 1876. Single storey curved corner block with classical details. Cream sandstone, tooled ashlar with polished dressings to principal facades, coursed rubble to rear. Base course; cill course; moulded band course above windows; eaves cornice with blocking course; shouldered and lugged architraved windows with ornamental cast-iron window guard/grilles; rusticated quoins.

NW (ACADEMY STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay, slightly recessed curved corner bay with rusticated quoins to outer left. Architraved doorway to outer right with bracketted cornice, 2-leaf panelled door and segmental-arched plate glass fanlight. Single windows to centre and corner bay.

NE (ST ANDREW PLACE) ELEVATION: 3-bay with curved corner bay detailed as above; single windows.

SW ELEVATION: large flat-roofed harled extension to rear.

Timber sash and case windows, 6-pane top sashes, infilled lower sashes. Piended and curved slate roof with metal flashings.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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