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Edinburgh, 26 Leith Walk

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9702 / 55°58'12"N

Longitude: -3.1727 / 3°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 326905

OS Northings: 675864

OS Grid: NT269758

Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.VB

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.76GJ

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 26 Leith Walk

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364950

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27667

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 town house with basement, part of a near terrace of 5. Cream sandstone, dressed ashlar with polished dressings, rubble to rear with droved dressings. Band course above basement; architraved windows, corniced at ground floor; dentilled eaves cornice.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: pilastered and corniced doorway in bay to right of centre, rectangular plate glass fanlight, 2-leaf panelled door. Single windows to remaining bays and floors. 2 rectangular tripartite piended dormer.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: tripartite windows to centre bays of ground and 1st floor; single windows to remaining bays.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly 12-pane, some 4-pane glazing to rear. Grey slate roof; broad coped mutual stacks and skews.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: low rubble boundary wall, some original iron railings.

Statement of Interest

B group see Notes for Nos 20 and 22 Leith Walk.

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