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- Category: A
- Date Added: 14/12/1970
- Supplementary Information Updated: 13/07/1992
- Local Authority: Edinburgh
- Planning Authority: Edinburgh
- Burgh: Edinburgh
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NT 30938 73811
- Coordinates: 330938, 673811
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house at end of terrace; rectangular-plan with extension to rear. Finely droved ashlar; harled blank side elevation. Base course, cill course to 1st floor, cornice and blocking course.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regularly disposed bays; windows to each floor of bay to centre and to left. Stylised fielded panel door in semicircular recess in bay to right; fluted ingoes; broad semicircular radial fanlight spanning door and flanking pilasters, also recessed; window at 1st floor above.
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: pre-1856 projection at bay to right.
12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with platform at apex lit by cupola; coped skews and apex stacks.
INTERIOR: exceptionally high quality decorative plasterwork throughout, including gothic fan-vaulting to entrance hall, bosses and ribs to cupola, cornices, roses and overdoors to principal rooms; white marble drawing room chimneypiece with carved floral details and incised anthemions; original grate fittings; black marble dining room chimneypiece.
BOUNDARY WALLS: droved ashlar with coping.
Statement of Special Interest
Upon stylistic grounds one may assume that the plasterwork dates from a later date than the house itself.
Wood's map, 1824. Sutter's map, 1856. 2nd edition OS map, 1896. Dean of Guild.
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