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Edinburgh, Leith, 44 Bernard Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9762 / 55°58'34"N

Longitude: -3.1686 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 327171

OS Northings: 676525

OS Grid: NT271765

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.N6

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.91DX

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 44 Bernard Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363897

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26982

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century with later alterations. 3-storey and attic 3-bay tenement. Grey/cream sandstone, polished ashlar front. Base course; rusticated ground floor; band course above ground floor; moulded cill course at 1st floor; cill band course at 2nd floor; eaves cornice and tall corniced parapet; architraved windows and at 1st floor centre window consoled and pedimented, outer windows corniced.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: slightly advanced centre bay crowned by large panelled tablet at parapet level. Doric columned and corniced doorpiece to right, 2-leaf panelled door flanked by shallow paired pilasters divided by anthemion carving, semi-circular plate glass fanlight; tripartite window to left (later insertion). Regular fenestration. Panelled dies flanking parapet. Canted tripartite dormer.

Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing. Slate roof with metal flashings; corniced mutual stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Built as British Linen Company?s bank. One of pair with Nos 46 and 48 Bernard Street (listed separately).

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