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Edinburgh, Leith, 6, 7, 8 Portland Place

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9778 / 55°58'40"N

Longitude: -3.1805 / 3°10'49"W

OS Eastings: 326432

OS Northings: 676724

OS Grid: NT264767

Mapcode National: GBR 8R4.8L

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.30RM

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 6, 7, 8 Portland Place

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364444

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27319

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1821. 4-storey on raised basement 4-bay classical tenement; 2-storey basement built-out with modern cafe and flat above, continuing raised terrace. Cleaned cream sandstone droved ashlar with polished dressings. Base course; rusticated ground floor with band course above; cill course to 3rd floor; cornice. Regular fenestration.

At principal floor, door beyond outer right bay wit rectangular plate glass fanlight.

Rubble rear elevation.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slates; coped ashlar stacks; ashlar coped skews.

Cast-iron spearhead railings to raised street.

Statement of Interest

Forms a group with 1-3 Portland Terrace and 1-5 (inclusive) Portland Place (see separate listing). The terrace is continued at 21-2 Portland Place (see separate listing) after cruder later 19th century interruptions. 4 Portland Terrace contains 6 flats.

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