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Edinburgh, 189 - 199 Great Junction Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9735 / 55°58'24"N

Longitude: -3.177 / 3°10'37"W

OS Eastings: 326640

OS Northings: 676242

OS Grid: NT266762

Mapcode National: GBR 8R6.Y4

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.53DY

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 189 - 199 Great Junction Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364674

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27483

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1890. 4-storey corner tenement with shops at ground floor and Free Renaissance detailing. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar. Continuous cornice with blocking course above shopfronts; cill course at 2nd floor; bracketted eaves cornice with delicate iron brattishing; angle pilasters, moulded and pedimented at ground floor, channelled at 1st and 2nd floor, panelled at 3rd with coped dies above eaves level; architraved windows, 1st floor scrolled and pedimented, 2nd floor corniced, 3rd floor shouldered and keystoned with bracketted cills.

NE (GREAT JUNCTION STREET) ELEVATION: 5-bay; 2-leaf panelled common stair doorway off centre; shops flanking, mostly altered or boxed-in, No 189 tiled butcher shop, No 199 mosaic doorway (Gray & Co). Bipartite windows to outer left; single windows to remaining bays.

NW (BANGOR ROAD) ELEVATION: 5-bay including canted corner bay to outer left, round-arched keystoned doorway (now blocked), 3-storey canted bay corbelled above ground floor with initialled panel (?H G?) above 2nd floor. Blank bay right. Single windows to bay to right of centre. Bipartite windows to remaining bays. 2 wallhead stacks.

Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, some 4-pane. Downpipes recesses.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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