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55-59a (Odd Nos) Ferry Road with Carriage Arches, Gatepiers, Boundary Walls and Railings (Formerly Bank Place); Eh6 4aq

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9749 / 55°58'29"N

Longitude: -3.1813 / 3°10'52"W

OS Eastings: 326373

OS Northings: 676392

OS Grid: NT263763

Mapcode National: GBR 8R5.2N

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.32CY

Entry Name: 55-59a (Odd Nos) Ferry Road with Carriage Arches, Gatepiers, Boundary Walls and Railings (Formerly Bank Place); Eh6 4aq

Listing Date: 26 October 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363817

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26914

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 19th century. Symmetrical 2-storey basement and attic 9-bay flatted terrace. Cream droved ashlar sandstone with polished dressings; rusticated at ground with base course and band course above; cill course to 1st floor; cornice and blocking course. Coursed dressed rubble to secondary elevations. Regular fenestration. Steps to pannelled doors with rectangular fanlights to 3rd, 5th and 7th bays; blind windows above. 2 basement flats with doors below outer steps and flanking windows.

Gable ends with irregular fenestration. 4-bay rear elevation with piend-roofed tripartite dormers to centre bays.

Timber sash and case glazing; 12-lying-pane to front, 4-pane and plate glass to rear. Grey slates; coped ashlar stacks; ashlar coped skews.

ARCHES, GATEPIERS, WALLS AND RAILINGS: front elevation flanked by depressed-arch ashlar carriageways with cornice and blocking course; coped rubble side walls. Low coped ashlar walls to front supporting railings; terminal gatepier to left with pyramidal cap.

Statement of Interest

Originally known as Bank Place, which is carved on the band course.

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