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92 Restalrig Road

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9672 / 55°58'1"N

Longitude: -3.1576 / 3°9'27"W

OS Eastings: 327838

OS Northings: 675510

OS Grid: NT278755

Mapcode National: GBR 8W8.WF

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.G8LV

Entry Name: 92 Restalrig Road

Listing Date: 29 September 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363993

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27044

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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James Simpson 1885, 2-storey, 5-bay symmetrical house with slightly advanced centre 3 bays and 2 wings projecting SW. Droved ashlar sandstone with polished ashlar dressings to front; coursed squared rubble to sides and rear. Base course, eaves cornice and blocking course. Raised quoins to centre bays.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Entrance door at centre bay: panelled with 2-pane rectangular fanlight; architraved doorway with consoled cornice and blocking course above, extending over 2 flanking 4-light mullioned rectangular projecting windows. 3 regular central openings at 1st floor. Bipartite windows to outer bays, round-headed at ground floor, framed by Italianate timber surrounds comprising 3 colonnette mullions and blind oculus above.

SW, NW AND SE ELEVATIONS: not seen (1995).

4-pane timber sash and case windows to 3 central 1st floor openings. Plate glass timber sash and case windows to remaining windows. Grey slate piended roof. Droved ashlar 7-flue chimney-stacks with cornice. Louvred ventilation shaft over N wing. Cast-iron downpipes.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

BOUNDARY WALL: rendered dwarf wall with ashlar coping to street; modern railings.

Statement of Interest

Plans, dated 1885, by James Simpson for house to be built on site of Hawkfield House for David Paterson esq. N wing not shown on these plans, but appears to be contemporary. Former Victoria Industrial School.

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