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Latitude: 55.9697 / 55°58'11"N
Longitude: -3.1733 / 3°10'23"W
OS Eastings: 326865
OS Northings: 675813
OS Grid: NT268758
Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.QH
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.765W
Entry Name: 60 and 62 Leith Walk with Boundary Walls, Lamp Standards and Railings
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364984
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27687
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay mirrored pair of terraced houses with basement. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar, coursed and squared ashlar to rear and sides. Band course above basement; band cill course at ground floor; band course above ground floor; dentilled eaves cornice with leaded blocking course; architraved windows at ground floor.
SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: elevation mirrored about centre; round-arched doorways with Ionic doorpieces to inner bays approached by steps, semi-circular plate glass fanlights, panelled doors; single windows to 1st floor above. Single windows to remaining bays. 3 single rectangular dormers with piended roofs.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 4-bay; central wallhead raised in gable with apex stack; single windows.
SW ELEVATION: 3-bay; gabled with apex stack, band course above ground floor; single windows to each bay mostly blocked.
Timber sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing. Black slate roof;
2 apex stacks (see above), mutual stack.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
BOUNDARY WALLS, LAMP STANDARDS AND RAILINGS: low rubble boundary wall to front, some original iron spearhead railings, 2 cast-iron lamp standards to No 60.
Includes No 60A Leith Walk.
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