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Edinburgh, Leith, 35, 37 Portland Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9772 / 55°58'38"N

Longitude: -3.1822 / 3°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 326321

OS Northings: 676659

OS Grid: NT263766

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q4.XT

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.21X3

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 35, 37 Portland Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364473

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27340

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1810. 3-storey and attic on raised basement 3-bay house with slightly recessed single stair bay. Cleaned droved cream sandstone ashlar with polished dressings. Rubble basement; base course; cill course to 2nd floor; modillioned cornice and blocking course. Regular fenestration.

At left, straight 2-tier flight of steps to stair door with blind fanlight; windows above. House to right with straight stair to Roman Doric columned doorpiece with cornice at left, flush-panelled door deep-set in round-headed frame with delicate sunburst fanlight above moulded impost course. Pair of piend-roofed canted dormers. Basement door beneath stair with single window to right.

Sash and case windows; timber 12-pane to stair, plate glass to 2nd floor of house; uPVC to main house. Grey slates; coped rendered stack.

WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble wall with ashlar coping to front and sides of area; cast-iron railings, some spearheaded.

Statement of Interest

There was a road to the S when originally built, which was developed circa 1840.

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