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Edinburgh, Leith, 132 Constitution Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9725 / 55°58'20"N

Longitude: -3.1691 / 3°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 327129

OS Northings: 676116

OS Grid: NT271761

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.KJ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.944R

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 132 Constitution Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364526

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27379

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 18th century. 2-storey and attic 5-bay house on lower level and with small front garden area. Rendered with painted margins, rubble to rear and side. Base course; banded eaves course.

SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: plain doorway to centre with panelled door, window altered to door to right; single windows to outer bays. 5 single windows at 1st floor; centre window architraved. 2 narrow catslide dormers over outer bays.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: small doorway to centre with modern porch, single window above; single windows to outer bays; timber lintels and some brick infill.

Modern tilt and turn windows throughout. Black slate roof with stone ridge; glazed rooflight and cast-iron rooflight; rendered apex stacks with octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: stair with timber balustrade; bowed drawing room at 1st floor (later alteration), moulded panelling and matching shutters, bead and reel cornice.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: arrowhead railings on low, coped rubble wall screening small forecourt.

Statement of Interest

Probably originally thatched.

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