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Edinburgh, 45 Queen Charlotte Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9736 / 55°58'24"N

Longitude: -3.1667 / 3°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 327282

OS Northings: 676238

OS Grid: NT272762

Mapcode National: GBR 8V6.13

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B38W

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 45 Queen Charlotte Street

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365205

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27859

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey and basement, 5-bay symmetrical town house with classical detail. Grey sandstone, stugged ashlar front with polished dressings, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Raised quoins; architraved windows (corniced at ground floor); paterae to frieze; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course bearing tablet with radial patera and fluting.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: architraved consoled doorway at centre with dentilled cornice, fluted frieze bearing swagged panel, garland carvings to architrave, panelled door and fanlight with radial astragals; single window at 1st floor above. Single windows to outer bays.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: square-plan full-height gabled central projection with apex stack; single windows to outer bays.

Cast-iron rooflights.

Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, some 12-pane windows to rear. Slate roof with metal ridge; corniced mutual stacks, apex stack (see above).

INTERIOR: tripartite inner doorpiece altered.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low boundary wall to front with saddleback coping, plain railings, swept railings to entrance steps.

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