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16 Prospect Bank Road, Prospect Bank House, with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.968 / 55°58'4"N

Longitude: -3.1543 / 3°9'15"W

OS Eastings: 328047

OS Northings: 675600

OS Grid: NT280756

Mapcode National: GBR 8X8.K4

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.J856

Entry Name: 16 Prospect Bank Road, Prospect Bank House, with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 3 May 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363894

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26979

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Mid 18th century. 2-storey and basement 5-bay house with later (circa 1820) single storey pavilions. Brick built, now harled.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical main block. Architraved doorpiece at centre with 2-leaf panelled door and cast-iron railed forestair. Regular fenestration; blind window to outer left bay at basement level; blank wall to left pavilion.

NW ELEVATION: nearly symmetrical. Exposed basement. Single storey, flat-roofed extension to bays 2 and 3 of main block; window to outer right bay. Door and window to basement of right wing. Shallow segmental-arched lintel to central ground floor window. Small square skylight over centre bay.

SW ELEVATION: single central window.

NE ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

12-pane timber sash and case windows to all openings. Brown concrete pantile pitched roof to main block; half-piended to wing. Harled and coped wallhead stacks and skews.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: brick dwarf wall with ashlar coping.

RAILINGS: cast-iron arrowhead railings to street.

Statement of Interest

Formerly known as Brickfield.

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