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10, 11 Claremont Park with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9699 / 55°58'11"N

Longitude: -3.1546 / 3°9'16"W

OS Eastings: 328032

OS Northings: 675810

OS Grid: NT280758

Mapcode National: GBR 8X7.HG

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.J61R

Entry Name: 10, 11 Claremont Park with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363587

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26778

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Thomas Hamilton, circa 1827. 2-storey, 6-bay classical double villa flanked by 2-bay screen walls. Droved ashlar sandstone with polished ashlar dressings to front; coursed and squared rubble to sides and rear. Base course; band course between ground and 1st floor; cill course to 1st floor windows; eaves cornice and blocking course. Segmental pediment with oval panel above centre 2 bays. Architraved openings; blind balustraded aprons to ground floor windows.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Paired entrance doors at centre: bowed portico with paired Tuscan columns at centre, 2 flanking and square outer columns; entablature with balustraded parapet (some balusters missing and replaced by bricks); panelled recessed doors with hexagonal columns between. Regularly fenestrated main block; blocked window to inner bay and segmental carriage arch with voussoirs to outer bay of screen walls; basement windows and rooflights.

S ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

W ELEVATION: gable wall. Single square window to attic level.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to all openings. Grey slate piend and platform roof. Ashlar multi-flue wallhead stacks; corniced to left, coped to right. Ashlar skew copes. 2-leaf, chevron-boarded carriage door to right.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: droved ashlar dwarf wall with ashlar coping, to street.

GATEPIERS: square-section droved ashlar gatepiers with shallow pyramidal caps.

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