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

2 ROSENEATH TERRACE AND 28-30 (INCLUSIVE NOS) ARGYLE PLACELB30468

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
15/01/1992
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25656 72385
Coordinates
325656, 672385

Description

Circa 1875. 4-storey with attic, Baronial corner tenement block with shops at ground floor. Squared and snecked sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Cornice above shops; corbel table forming hoods to 2nd floor windows, stepped down in places on both main elevations; crowstepped gables; eaves cornices; long and short quoins; chamfered reveals.

N (ROSENEATH TERRACE) ELEVATION: 4-bay and bowed recessed corner bay; later advanced shopfront at ground floor to outer left with cast-iron columns and capitals and bowed plate glass windows. Bipartite windows to corner bay above shop; corbelled and finialled conical roof with round-arched gabled dormer. Single windows in remaining 2 bays above shop; round-arched window in gablehead. Roll-moulded doorway to inner left; panelled door; plate glass fanlight. Bipartite windows in bay to outer right, breaking eaves at 3rd floor in stone finialled pedimented dormerhead with patera inset. Single windows in bay to inner right, breaking eaves at 3rd floor in stone finialled pedimented dormerhead.

E (ARGYLE PLACE) ELEVATION: 2 bays above shopfronts. Altered shopfrontswith cast-iron columns and capitals. Bipartite windows in bay to outer left, breaking eaves at 3rd floor in crowstepped gabled dormerhead. Single windows in remaining bay; round-arched window in gablehead.

4-pane and plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; lead flashing; corniced gablehead and mutual stacks; moulded cans; crowstepped end gables adjoining properties to S and W.

INTERIORS: not seen 1990.

Low saddleback wall to Roseneath Terrace.

Statement of Special Interest

Forms continuous irregular terrace with 15-27 (inc) Argyle Place, 1-3 (inc) Warrender Park Road, and 4-8 (even nos) Roseneath Terrace.

References

Bibliography

PO Directory 1875; M Cant MARCHMONT IN EDINBURGH (1984), pp114-122.

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.

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