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Edinburgh, Leith, 43 Portland Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9771 / 55°58'37"N

Longitude: -3.1825 / 3°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 326304

OS Northings: 676639

OS Grid: NT263766

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q4.VW

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.21S7

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 43 Portland Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364496

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27354

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1835 and circa 1860. Mirrored pair of 2-storey and attic on raised basement 3-bay terraced houses. Cream ashlar sandstone (No 41 painted) with polished dressings; band course above basement; cill course to 1st floor; cornice and blocking course. Moulded architraves at ground. Regular fenestration.

Deep-set panelled doors with rectangular fanlights in corniced doorways in outer bays. Single window to basements. No 43 with pair of piend-roofed canted dormers (skylights to No 41).

Timber sash and case windows; 4-pane to No 41, plate glass to No 43. Grey slates; coped ashlar stacks; ashlar coped skews.

WALLS, STEPS AND RAILINGS: low rubble front and dividing walls with saddleback ashlar coping; cast-iron railings, with fleur-de-lys heads to steps and basement area.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Nos 45-53 Portland Street (see separate listings). No 41 is a later copy.

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