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33 BERNARD STREETLB26834

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
14/12/1970
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 27185 76491
Coordinates
327185, 676491

Description

Earlier 19th century. 3-storey and attic 3-bay terraced town house with classical details, single storey addition to rear. Grey sandstone, front elevation with polished ashlar to ground floor, stugged ashlar with polished dressings above, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Base course; ground floor divided by shallow pilasters, frieze and cornice above; band cill course at 2nd floor; eaves cornice with blocking course; 1st floor windows architraved and corniced.

NE (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorway to outer left with border-glazed 2-pane rectangular fanlight; 3 windows to right. Regular fenestration above. Canted dormer with single window and half-piend roof to right.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-bay with single windows; single storey addition forming terrace with parapet wall to SW, ornate iron railings to sides, ashlar side elevation to NW with former opening (now blocked and covered in trompe l?oeil mural framed by shallow paired pilasters, cornice and blocking course bearing tablet.

12-pane timber sash and case windows, lying-pane to rear. Slate roof with metal flashings; veluxes to rear, dormer to front (see above).

INTERIOR: common stair with enclosed stone stair with timber handrail.

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First shown on 1852 OS map.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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