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Edinburgh, Leith, 87 Portland Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9761 / 55°58'34"N

Longitude: -3.184 / 3°11'2"W

OS Eastings: 326206

OS Northings: 676535

OS Grid: NT262765

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.J6

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.212Z

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 87 Portland Street

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364521

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27375

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Possibly T Duncan Rhind. Late 19th century. Single storey and attic symmetrical 3-bay cottage with Queen Anne details. Red brick. Door at centre with pedimented timber porch; squat square columns rest on red sandstone ashlar piers. Pair of exaggerated segmental-headed, leaded, barrel-roofed dormers.

Blank gable to S; window to N.

Bipartite timber sash and case windows at ground; tripartite casements to dormers. Grey slates; terracotta ridge tiles; brick skews and stacks.

WALLS AND RAILINGS: ashlar coped brick flanking walls; low rubble front walls with saddleback ashlar coping and modern cast-iron railings and gate.

Statement of Interest

Distinctive property amidst the Georgian ashlar of the rest of the street. Apparently built for a member of the Rhind family.

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