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Edinburgh, Leith, 91, 93 Portland Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.976 / 55°58'33"N

Longitude: -3.184 / 3°11'2"W

OS Eastings: 326210

OS Northings: 676523

OS Grid: NT262765

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.K8

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.2231

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 91, 93 Portland Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364369

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27267

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1840. 3, 3-storey 4-bay tenements adjoining 2-storey flatted terrace on corner site with obtuse angle to ranges. Stugged ashlar with ashlar dressings. Base course; cill course to 1st floor. Regular fenestration; moulded architraves at ground; doors with rectangular fanlights, architraves and cornice. Basements.

NORTH FORT STREET ELEVATION: 2-storey and attic 3-bay; 2 steps to deep-set door at centre with 5-oval-pane fanlight. Cornice and blocking course.

PORTLAND STREET ELEVATION: Nos 95-105 with basements. Cornices to ground floor windows; moulded architraves to 1st floor windows; band course above 1st floor; cornice. Pair of 4-bay blocks to left with tenement doors to outer bays and main doors to penultimate inner bays; left block (No 91) with blind windows to left bay; right block (No 97) with further bay to right. Slightly advanced 3-bay block to right; doors to outer bays; centre bay with curved shouldered wallhead stack; right bay 2-storey swept down from left, with blind window at 1st floor.

Rubble rear elevations.

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

WALLS AND RAILINGS: low coursed stone front walls with ashlar saddleback coping; decorative cast- and wrought-iron fleur-de-lys railings to front walls, steps and basement areas. and plain iron railings.

Statement of Interest

Forms part of continuous uniform terrace with and 20-30 North Fort Street (see separate listings).

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