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4-12 (Inclusive Nos) 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: -3.1593 / 3°9'33"W

OS Eastings: 327738

OS Northings: 675800

OS Grid: NT277758

Mapcode National: GBR 8W7.KH

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.F6TV

Entry Name: 4-12 (Inclusive Nos) Gladstone Place with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363699

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26842

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. Tenement comprising 3 symmetrical, 4-storey, 6-bay units. Polished ashlar sandstone to front; channelled at ground floor; squared and snecked rubble to rear. Base course; band courses between floors; moulded cill courses to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor windows; eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved windows to 1st and 2nd floor; corniced at 1st floor.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance doors at ground floor. 1st and 5th bays and between 3rd and 4th bays. Rectangular plate glass fanlights; consoled cornice doorpieces. Regularly fenestrated with 3-light, 4-storey canted outer bays; corniced at upper floors.

S ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to all openings. Grey slate piended roof. Multi-flue ashlar coped stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with modern railings.

Statement of Interest

Adjoins 1-3 and 13, 14 Gladstone Place and 1, 3 Restalrig Road.

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