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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 57512 66068
257512, 666068


Dated 1857. 3-storey and basement classical terrace

block of 3-bay houses. (No 1 rebuilt 1965). Polished

ashlar, channelled at ground floor. All windows sash and

case in architraves, mainly 4-pane. Each entrance at head

of steps oversailing basement area; tripartite, console

corniced entries with sidelights Nos 2-11, console corniced

only Nos 12, 13; plain ground floor entablature; 1st

floor moulded cill band, alternating dentil corniced

oriel windows with sculpted corbelling and console

corniced single-light windows above entrances; 3rd floor

windows on corbelled, moulded cill band; plain eaves

entablature with dentil cornice, acroters; piended slate

roof; corniced axial stacks.

ELEVATION TO CLIFTON STREET: canted ground floor oriel

In southmost bay, tripartite bays above; 1st floor

windows console corniced on cill band; 2nd floor moulded

cill band; reduced wallhead stack.

INTERIOR: includes cast-iron balusters; corniced, cored


Cast-iron boundary railings on pierced parapet walls with

corniced piers.

Statement of Special Interest

Style of Charles Wilson. Due to high quality interior work No 4 is listed separately at Category A.



Gomme and Walker, 1968 p 287.

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.

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