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Edinburgh, 5 Madeira Place

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9756 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.1837 / 3°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 326228

OS Northings: 676481

OS Grid: NT262764

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.MD

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.227B

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 5 Madeira Place

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364065

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27091

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic 10-bay terrace of flatted dwellings built in 3 distinct blocks; ground falls to E. Droved cream sandstone ashlar. Base course; band course dividing floors; cornice and blocking course; raised panel to blocking course at centre of each block. Regular fenestration; doors with rectangular fanlights and moulded architraves.

E BLOCK (NOS 1-2): 4-bay; deep-set panelled doors to 1st and 3rd bays from right, margin-glazed fanlights. Blind window to right bay at 1st floor. Rooflights.

E elevation recessing in 2 stages.

CENTRAL BLOCK (NOS 3-4): 3-bay; doors at centre and between centre and right bays; centre panelled door with 4-oval-pane fanlight. Pair of modern box dormers.

W BLOCK (NO 5): 3-bay; deep-set door at centre. Pair of modern box-dormers.

Timber plate glass sash and case windows (several modern windows). Grey slates; ashlar stacks (some rendered); ashlar coped stacks and skews.

WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble walls to front with saddleback ashlar coping; modern iron railings and gates (original fleur-de-lys railings to W return only).

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