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Latitude: 55.9689 / 55°58'8"N
Longitude: -3.1661 / 3°9'57"W
OS Eastings: 327313
OS Northings: 675718
OS Grid: NT273757
Mapcode National: GBR 8V7.5S
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B7LG
Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 3 Vanburgh Place
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364094
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27105
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
William Lamb, 1826. Terrace of 8 houses, grouped as four 4-bay mirrored pairs; 2-storey over raised basement. Droved ashlar sandstone to front with polished ashlar dressings. Broad base course, cill course to 1st floor windows, eaves cornice and blocking course.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION:
symmetrical with regularly disposed bays. Each pair with entrance doors paired in centre bays; fielded panelled with carved ovoid wreath in lower panel; rectangular plate glass fanlights (multi-pane pattern at No 2). Ionic columned and pilastered double doorpieces with unifying entablatures (painted at No 6); fluting at heads of columns and pilasters. Basement windows.
SE ELEVATION: not seen (1995).
SW ELEVATION: bowed return elevation with single window to each floor.
Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows; 16-lying pane timber sash and case to No 8. Grey slate piended roof. Mutual multi-flue stacks: squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressing and cornice; truncated at Nos 4 and 5. Ashlar skew copes. Stone steps with modern railings oversailing basement recesses.
BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with coping to street.
INTERIOR: not seen (1995).
Adjoins 1 Lochend Road (listed separately).
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