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3 Gladstone Place with Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9697 / 55°58'11"N

Longitude: -3.1595 / 3°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 327725

OS Northings: 675799

OS Grid: NT277757

Mapcode National: GBR 8W7.HH

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.F6PV

Entry Name: 3 Gladstone Place with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363680

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26829

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Dated 1880, built for John Blackie. Symmetrical 4-storey, 3-bay tenement. Polished ashlar sandstone to front; channelled at ground floor, squared and snecked rubble to rear. Base course; band course between ground and 1st floor, moulded and bracketted cill courses to 1st, 2nd and 2rd floors; eaves cornice and blocking course. Channelled pilaster ends supporting bracketted cornice and panelled pedestals. Architraved openings to 1st and 2nd floor; corniced at 1st floor; pedimented and consoled 2nd floor window at centre bay.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: panelled entrance door with rectangular plate glass fanlight at centre. Consoled cornice doorpiece. Regularly fenestrated with bipartite windows to outer bays.

S ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to upper floors; modern glazing to ground floor windows. Grey slate piended roof; corniced ashlar multi-flue wallhead stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: Ashlar dwarf wall with modern railings.

Statement of Interest

Distinctive part of tenement block (1,3 Restalrig Road and 1-14 Gladstone Place).

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