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Latitude: 55.9783 / 55°58'41"N
Longitude: -3.193 / 3°11'34"W
OS Eastings: 325654
OS Northings: 676791
OS Grid: NT256767
Mapcode National: GBR 8N4.QF
Mapcode Global: WH6SD.XZQT
Entry Name: Edinburgh, Newhaven, 212 Newhaven Road
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 390319
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43716
Building Class: Cultural
Unitary Authority Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 4-bay near-symmetrical pair of classical houses forming terrace. Coursed rubble cream sandstone with cherry cocking; polished and painted ashlar dressings; raised long and short quoins.
W (ENTRANCE ELEVATION): Roman Doric pilastered doorpieces in central bays with rosette motifs in entablatures. Modern replacement doors; plate glass fanlights; single windows to first floor above. Corniced tripartite windows to ground in bays to left and right respectively (flanking lights blinded); single windows to first floor above.
4-pane timber sash and case windows to 1st floor; 2-pane timber sash and case windows to ground; altered glazing at rear. Grey slate roof with raised stone skews. Coped rubble apex stack to N; coped rendered apex stack to S (mutual with No 208); some octagonal cans; mutual coped wallhead stack to rear; circular cans. Pilastered and pedimented dormer window with cast-iron balcony to No 214.
INTERIORS: not seen 1996.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble with slaister pointing; coped gatepiers to No 212; coped boundary wall to street with replacement railings.
Previously listed with No 216 and 218 Newhaven Road and 55 Hawthornvale (see separate list entry). Relatively unchanged.
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