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Latitude: 55.9699 / 55°58'11"N
Longitude: -3.1553 / 3°9'18"W
OS Eastings: 327990
OS Northings: 675809
OS Grid: NT279758
Mapcode National: GBR 8X7.CG
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.H6QR
Entry Name: 8 and 9 Claremont Park with Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Lamp Brackets
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 363553
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26764
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Thomas Hamilton, circa 1850. 2-storey, 6-bay classical terraced pair with attic and single storey pavilions. Droved ashlar dressings to front; coursed and squared rubble to sides and rear. Base course, band course, eaves cornice and blocking course. Projecting cills to all openings.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Panelled entrance doors with rectangular plate glass fanlights in outer bays; framed by painted Roman Doric pilasters and entablature. Regularly fenestrated with 3-light canted dormers over 2nd and 3rd bays.
S W AND E ELEVATIONS: not seen (1995).
Plate glass timber sash and case windows to all openings. Grey slate piended roof; piended, canted slate-hung dormer. Wallhead stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen (1995).
BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with coping, surmounted by modern railings, to street.
GATEPIERS: square-section ashlar gatepiers with shallow pyramidal caps and cast-iron lamp brackets.
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