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Edinburgh, Leith, 44 Queen Charlotte Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9735 / 55°58'24"N

Longitude: -3.1678 / 3°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 327212

OS Northings: 676222

OS Grid: NT272762

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.T5

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.94R0

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Leith, 44 Queen Charlotte Street

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365222

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27873

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey and attic corner tenement block with public house at ground floor. Cream sandstone, stugged ashlar main elevations (much plastic repair), ground floor painted coursed rubble to rear with stugged dressings. Dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course to NE and NW elevations, carried across gable to NW; plain pub front to principal elevations with continuous cornice and rectangular openings (re-glazed).

NW (QUEEN CHARLOTTE STREET) ELEVATION: 4-bay; doorway at ground floor to right of centre, single windows to remaining bays at ground 1st and 2nd floor. 3 rectangular dormers, single window to centre, outer dormers bipartite.

NE (CONSTITUTION STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay; gabled with apex stack; doorway to outer right; single windows to remaining bays at ground, 1st and 2nd floor (centre and right windows blinded); single window (blocked) to gablehead.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: ground floor obscured by neighbouring building; single windows above (some blocked); 3 rectangular dormers, tripartite to centre, bipartite dormers flanking.

Timber sash and case windows, plate glass glazing to front, 12-pane to rear. Slate roof with red ridge tiles; 2 coped apex stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Much altered but important part of early 19th century streetscape.

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