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Edinburgh, 5 Wellington Place

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9712 / 55°58'16"N

Longitude: -3.1696 / 3°10'10"W

OS Eastings: 327097

OS Northings: 675977

OS Grid: NT270759

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.GZ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.85XQ

Entry Name: Edinburgh, 5 Wellington Place

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365282

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27922

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Unitary Authority Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 7-bay, classical tenement with basement. Cream sandstone, droved ashlar with polished ashlar ground floor and dressings. Band course above basement; rusticated arcade at ground floor; band course above ground floor; cill band course at 1st floor; eaves cornice with blocking course; ground floor openings round-arched with corniced imposts, windows set in ashlar panels; 1st floor windows architraved; doorways accessed by steps with panelled doors and semi-circular plate glass fanlights.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: smaller doorway to common stair at centre; single window at 1st floor above; short swept ashlar wallhead stack. Bays to left and right of centre with broader main door doorways; single windows above. Single windows to outer bays. Rectangular pedimented bipartite dormer to right; large canted tripartite dormer with piended roof to left.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: semi-circular stairwell to right; square projection to left.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly plate glass glazing, 12-pane windows to 1st floor left bays and canted dormer. Slate roof with metal flashings; coped mutual stack, wallhead stack with octagonal cans (see above).

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low boundary wall to front of painted stugged ashlar with saddleback coping, variety of plain iron railings and gates.

Statement of Interest

Includes Nos 7A, 7B and 7C Wellington Place.

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