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Edinburgh, Leith, 60, 60a Constitution Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9745 / 55°58'28"N

Longitude: -3.1676 / 3°10'3"W

OS Eastings: 327226

OS Northings: 676338

OS Grid: NT272763

Mapcode National: GBR 8T5.VS

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.93V6

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 60, 60a Constitution Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364416

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27302

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey 5-bay former bank with classical details. Cream sandstone, ashlar front, stugged ashlar to side elevation, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Base course; rusticated ground floor; band course above ground floor with delicate foliate Vitruvian scroll ornament; 1st floor cill course; blind balustrades as aprons to 1st floor windows; architraved windows to 1st and 2nd floor; 1st floor windows corniced with honeysuckle carving to frieze; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.

E (FRONT) ELEVATION: pilastered ashlar closed Roman Doric porch to centre with balustraded parapet and single windows on return, 2-leaf panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight; door to common stair to outer left, panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight. Regular fenestration.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: centre bay advanced with round-arched stair window; single windows to outer bays.

N (MARITIME LANE) ELEVATION: 3-bay; single barred windows at ground floor; 1st and 2nd floor windows blocked-up except centre window at 2nd floor; wallhead slightly raised between tall wallhead stacks.

Timber sash and case windows with plate glass or 4-pane glazing, 2nd floor windows with timber casements, small-pane glazing to rear. Slate piend and platform roof; 2 wallhead stacks to N (see above), 2 to S. Moulded eaves gutter, recessed downpipe channel in NE angle with ornamental gutterhead.

INTERIOR: vestibule with ornate cornices, round-arched inner door with mask keystone, compartmental ceiling at ground floor with ornate cornices.

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