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Latitude: 55.9768 / 55°58'36"N
Longitude: -3.1828 / 3°10'58"W
OS Eastings: 326282
OS Northings: 676610
OS Grid: NT262766
Mapcode National: GBR 8Q4.SZ
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.21MF
Entry Name: 49, 51 (1-3) and 53 Portland Street with Front Walls, Steps and Railings; Eh6 4az
Listing Date: 30 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364513
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27368
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
B Group with Nos 41-45 Portland Street (see separate listings).
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