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8 and 9 Claremont Park with Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Lamp Brackets

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9699 / 55°58'11"N

Longitude: -3.1553 / 3°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 327990

OS Northings: 675809

OS Grid: NT279758

Mapcode National: GBR 8X7.CG

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.H6QR

Entry Name: 8 and 9 Claremont Park with Boundary Wall, Gatepiers and Lamp Brackets

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363553

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26764

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Thomas Hamilton, circa 1850. 2-storey, 6-bay classical terraced pair with attic and single storey pavilions. Droved ashlar dressings to front; coursed and squared rubble to sides and rear. Base course, band course, eaves cornice and blocking course. Projecting cills to all openings.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Panelled entrance doors with rectangular plate glass fanlights in outer bays; framed by painted Roman Doric pilasters and entablature. Regularly fenestrated with 3-light canted dormers over 2nd and 3rd bays.

S W AND E ELEVATIONS: not seen (1995).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to all openings. Grey slate piended roof; piended, canted slate-hung dormer. Wallhead stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with coping, surmounted by modern railings, to street.

GATEPIERS: square-section ashlar gatepiers with shallow pyramidal caps and cast-iron lamp brackets.

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