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Edinburgh, 18 North Fort Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9753 / 55°58'31"N

Longitude: -3.1839 / 3°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 326216

OS Northings: 676449

OS Grid: NT262764

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.KH

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.224K

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 18 North Fort Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364331

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27243

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1860. 2-storey and attic 7-bay flatted classical terrace comprised of former 3-bay house and 2, 2-bay houses. Stugged ashlar with ashlar dressings. Base course; cill course to 1st floor; cornice and blocking course. Regular fenestration; moulded architraves at ground; doors with rectangular fanlights, architraves and cornice. Canted piend-roofed dormers.

NORTH FORT STREET ELEVATION: 3 bays to left with door at centre, pair of canted dormers. 4-bays to right with pair of doors at centre; outer windows at 1st floor breaking cill course, with wrought-iron window guards; pair of dormers. Downpipe recess dividing.

MADEIRA PLACE ELEVATION: 3-bay coursed rubble gable; left bay with basement window, blank at 1st floor. Extending to left corniced doorway with panelled door.

Rubble rear elevations with projecting central bays; carved tablet to No 18.

Timber sash and case 4-pane windows (12-pane to rear and gable). Grey slates; broad coped ashlar stacks; ashlar coped mutual skews.

WALLS: low coursed stone front wall with ashlar saddleback coping; taller garden wall to Madeira Place with semi-circular coping.

Statement of Interest

Forms part of continuous uniform terrace with 2-18 and 20-30 North Fort Street, 7 Madeira Place and 86-94 Ferry Road (see separate listings).

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