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Edinburgh, 7 Claremont Park

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9698 / 55°58'11"N

Longitude: -3.1555 / 3°9'19"W

OS Eastings: 327975

OS Northings: 675805

OS Grid: NT279758

Mapcode National: GBR 8X7.9G

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.H6LS

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 7 Claremont Park

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363537

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26751

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Thomas Hamilton, circa 1830 with later alterations by James Simpson, 1891. 2-storey, 3-bay classical house with basement and single storey, 2-bay pavilion to left of main block. Droved ashlar sandstone to front with polished ashlar dressings; coursed rubble to sides and rear. Rusticated quoins. Base course, band course, cill course to 1st floor windows, eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved openings to front; corniced with panelled aprons at ground floor.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical main block; regular fenestration. Panelled entrance door with plate glass rectangular fanlight at centre bay. Tuscan columned porch with entablature. Basement windows. Window to outer bay (1891) of pavilion; architraved panelled door with plate glass rectangular fanlight to inner bay; originally window with panelled apron.

W ELEVATION: window to ground floor, outer left bay; door to right.

S and E elevations: not seen (1995).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows throughout. Grey slate piended roof. Wallhead stacks to main block and pavilion; former corniced ashlar with central 3 flues linked as broad single shaft, with 2 flanking octagonal shafts.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with coping to street; modern railings.

GATEPIERS: square-section ashlar with shallow pyramidal caps.

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