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Edinburgh, Leith, 51 Portland Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9769 / 55°58'36"N

Longitude: -3.1828 / 3°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 326287

OS Northings: 676618

OS Grid: NT262766

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q4.SY

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.21ND

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 51 Portland Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364512

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27368

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 3 2-storey and attic on raised basement 3-bay terraced houses, Nos 51 and 53 a mirrored pair, with doors at centre. Cream droved ashlar sandstone with polished dressings. Dressed rubble basement; base course; cornice (blocking course to No 45/7). Regular fenestration. Dividing and terminal pilaster strips.

Panelled doors with rectangular plate glass fanlights in pilastered and corniced doorpieces (door to right bay of Nos 45/7 and 49). Basement door and single window to each. Piend-roofed dormer and skylight each to Nos 45/7, 49 and 51; pair of tripartite dormers to No 53.

Timber sash and case plate glass windows to No 53 (several tilt and swing replacements in neighbouring properties). Grey slates; coped ashlar stacks; ashlar coped mutual skews.

WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble front and dividing walls with saddleback ashlar coping; cast-iron railings, with some spearheads.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Nos 41-45 Portland Street (see separate listings).

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