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Edinburgh, 8 Bernard Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9757 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.167 / 3°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 327269

OS Northings: 676476

OS Grid: NT272764

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.ZC

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B247

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 8 Bernard Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363811

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26910

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey and attic 6-bay tenement with pend to right. Cream sandstone, stugged ashlar with polished dressings to front elevation, squared and snecked rubble to rear.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: bays grouped 3-3 with dividing gutter recess and regular fenestration. Depressed-arched keystoned pend to outer right. Architraved and corniced doorway to penultimate bay to left, panelled door and rectangular fanlight with radial astragals. 4 rectangular dormers with piended roofs.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: pend to outer left; single windows; circular rendered stairwell (later addition?) to centre with catslide roof, door on flank. 4 dormers as above.

SE ELEVATION: gabled with apex stack.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof with metal flashings; mutual and apex stacks (see above); 2 velux roof lights to front. Moulded eaves gutter with decorative cast-iron brackets.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Low boundary wall and railings to front are modern. Group with Nos 2, 4, 12-18, 1-31 Bernard Street, 29-43 Constitution Street and Robert Burns Statue.

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