Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

1-7 (INCLUSIVE NOS) FINGAL PLACE, 1 SYLVAN PLACE, AND 1 ARGYLE PLACELB30371

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
14/12/1970
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25697 72460
Coordinates
325697, 672460

Description

Circa 1825. 2-storey andbasement terrace of 5 3-bay villas culminating in 3-storey pavilion blocks to outer left and right. Sandstone rubble with channelled ashlar ground floor and polished ashlar 1st floor. Base course; dividing band course; continuous cornice above 1st floor windows; blocking course to 2-storey villas; window aprons (for exceptions see below).

PAVILION BLOCK TO E (1 SYLVAN PLACE/7 FINGAL PLACE):

E (SYLVAN PLACE) ELEVATION: 4-bay including recessed corner bay; steps up to doorway at 2nd bay; panelled door; 6-light fanlight; single windows above and in bays to outer left and right blinded single windows in remaining bay.

N (FINGAL PLACE) elevation: 5-bay; steps up to central doorway; panelled door; fanlight; single windows above and in remaining bays.

PAVILION BLOCK TO W (1 FINGAL PLACE/1 ARGYLE PLACE):

W (ARGYLE PLACE) elevation: 5-bay; steps up to central doorway; panelled door; irregular panes to fanlight; single windows above, in bay to outer right and at ground floor to inner right. Blinded single windows in remaining bays.

N (FINGAL PLACE) ELEVATION: 6-bay, including 2 bays slightly recessed and bowed to outer right. Steps up to doorway at 3rd bay; single windows above and in remaining bays.

" STOREY TERRACE (2-6 FINGAL PLACE): slightly recessed doorways at bays 3, 4, 9, 10, and 15; deep-set panelled doors; plate glass fanlights. Single windows above doorways and in remaining bays; aprons to all windows except 1st floor bays 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, and 9; cast-iron decorative window guards to 1st floor windows at bays 1, 2, and 3.

Predominantly 12-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; corniced mutual stacks; corniced and coped wallhead stacks to pavailion blocks; various types of moulded can.

INTERIORS: not seen 1990.

Cast-iron railings to street.

Statement of Special Interest

See 2-3 and 4-5 Sylvan Place (listed separately). Nos 1-5 Sylvan Place land 107 Fingal Place form two sides of what was, until Circa 1860, A Sqare block of 2-storey terraces.

References

Bibliography

PO Directory 1834.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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