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4 and 5 Hermitage Place with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9692 / 55°58'9"N

Longitude: -3.1642 / 3°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 327429

OS Northings: 675742

OS Grid: NT274757

Mapcode National: GBR 8V7.KQ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.C7G9

Entry Name: 4 and 5 Hermitage Place with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363785

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26894

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Thomas Bonnar, post 1817. 2-storey, 6-bay former pair of terraced houses with attics and basement. Ashlar sandstone to front: polished and channelled to 1st floor with voussoirs over door and window openings; droved to1st floor and basement. Base course; band course between ground and 1st floor; cill course to 1st floor windows; mutuled eaves cornice and blocking course.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance doors in 3rd bay at ground floor; outer left bay at basement level. Former with panelled door and rectangular plate glass fanlight. Regularly fenestrated; basement windows; remodelled dormer to each bay.

S ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

12-pane timber sash and case windows to principal openings; modern glazing to dormers. Grey slate roof; piended and slate-hung dormers. Droved ashlar mutual multi-flue stacks with coping; ashlar skew copes. 8 stone steps oversailing basement recess. Cast-iron downpipe.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALLS: painted droved ashlar dwarf walls with coping to street; modern railings.

Statement of Interest

Apparent alteration to outer right bay: from entrance door to window.

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