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Edinburgh, 20-22 Leith Walk

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9703 / 55°58'13"N

Longitude: -3.1726 / 3°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 326910

OS Northings: 675874

OS Grid: NT269758

Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.V9

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.76HF

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 20-22 Leith Walk

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364945

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27663

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Pre 1804. 4-storey, 4-bay tenement with basement, part of near regular terrace of 5. Cream sandstone, dressed ashlar with polished dressings, rubble to rear. Band course above basement; architraved windows, corniced at ground floor; dentilled eaves cornice; ashlar mullions; corniced doorways with fluted pilasters, rectangular plate glass fanlight and 2-leaf panelled doors.

SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway to main door flat (now office) in bay to left of centre; doorway to common stair to outer left. Bays to right broad tripartite window (later alteration) at ground floor. Single windows to remaining bays and floors. 2 rectangular tripartite piended dormers.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: central wallhead raised to nepus gable with apex stack and single windows.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly 12-pane, some plate glass glazing to rear. Black slate roof; apex stack (see above), broad mutual coped stacks and skews.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble boundary wall to front, some original cast-iron railings.

Statement of Interest

B group with Nos 12 Leith Walk, 3 and 4 Kirk Street and 1 and 2 Cassel?s Lane, Nos 26 Leith Walk, Nos 34, 36 and 38 Leith Walk and

No 42 Leith Walk.

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