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Latitude: 55.9704 / 55°58'13"N
Longitude: -3.1744 / 3°10'27"W
OS Eastings: 326798
OS Northings: 675891
OS Grid: NT267758
Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.H8
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.66NB
Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 44, 42b Kirk Street
Listing Date: 29 April 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364836
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27585
Building Class: Cultural
Unitary Authority Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Earlier 19th century. Pair of 3-bay, 2-storey, attic and basement semi-detached houses. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared rubble to basement, droved ashlar with tooled dressings above, squared and snecked rubble to rear and sides.
SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: elevations mirrored about centre with pilastered and corniced doorways accessed by steps to centre bays; single windows above and to remaining bays. 2 rectangular tripartite slate-hung dormers with half-piended roofs to each house.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-storey; 2 secondary doorways; irregular windows.
NE ELEVATION: gabled with apex stack; single windows.
SW ELEVATION: as above; iron balcony brackets to right window.
Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, small pane windows to dormers, some modern replacement windows. Slate roof with metal flashings.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
The building is currently undergoing refurbishment, a continuous cast-iron balcony to No 46 has been temporarily removed but will be reinstated.
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