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76 Coburg Street, T and Jw Neilson Ltd (Former Stables); Eh6 6hj

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9758 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.1785 / 3°10'42"W

OS Eastings: 326553

OS Northings: 676492

OS Grid: NT265764

Mapcode National: GBR 8R5.NB

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.42Q7

Entry Name: 76 Coburg Street, T and Jw Neilson Ltd (Former Stables); Eh6 6hj

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363548

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26760

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

R Thornton Shiells & Thomson, 1877. 2-storey and attic former stables now converted to offices and showroom. Polychrome red brick with yellow brick dressings; segmental-headed windows.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay; windows to each bay; half-window to gablehead; decorative stepped Dutch gable with pendant corbel table and lion at apex; corner pilasters support pinnacle stacks.

E ELEVATION: 12-bay; full or half-windows to most bays. Garage door slapped through at centre; glazed former door and hoist above. Considerable alterations to openings.

N ELEVATION: projecting shed at ground; 3 adjoining blocked half-windows to 1st floor.

Timber sash and case plate glass windows. Grey slates; ashlar coped skews; velux rooflights; brick stacks (see above) with octagonal cans.

Statement of Interest

Built for Wardie & Co as the Leith Stables, with a ramp to the side. Several of the windows have been extended down, and all the glazing is later. The drawings do not show a gablehead window. The en suite decorative brick wall to the street is a very recent addition, being part of the Leith improvement schemes.

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