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Latitude: 55.9757 / 55°58'32"N
Longitude: -3.1817 / 3°10'54"W
OS Eastings: 326350
OS Northings: 676484
OS Grid: NT263764
Mapcode National: GBR 8R5.0C
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.3259
Entry Name: 26-30 (Even Nos) Madeira Street (Formerly Kyle Place) with Front Wall, Railings and Gates; Eh6 4al
Listing Date: 30 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364165
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27149
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1840 with later alterations. 3-storey 6-bay tenement with pends at ground. Ashlar base course; band course above ground floor; cill course to 1st floor; cornice and blocking course. Regular fenestration (bays grouped 3 - 3).
At ground, doors in bay to right of centre and centre. To left, broad 2-bay pend with dividing wall; panelled pilasters to street, cornice and applied panelled parapet with plaque at centre containing relief of schooner. Decorative cast and wrought-iron gates hung on square cast-iron columns in each pend.
To far right, above band course, KYLE PLACE MADEIRA STREET carved into stone.
8-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slates; ashlar coped skews and stack.
WALL, RAILINGS AND GATES: low wall to right with wrought-iron railings.
The single pend widened circa 1914 to serve David Kilpatrick School built at that date, replacing a poor house (both now demolished). The carving around the pend dates from the latter period, bearing the emblems of the school. The block is in a poor state of repair.
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