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1-8 (Inclusive Nos) Vanburgh Place with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.969 / 55°58'8"N

Longitude: -3.166 / 3°9'57"W

OS Eastings: 327319

OS Northings: 675719

OS Grid: NT273757

Mapcode National: GBR 8V7.6S

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B7MG

Entry Name: 1-8 (Inclusive Nos) Vanburgh Place with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364095

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27105

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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William Lamb, 1826. Terrace of 8 houses, grouped as four 4-bay mirrored pairs; 2-storey over raised basement. Droved ashlar sandstone to front with polished ashlar dressings. Broad base course, cill course to 1st floor windows, eaves cornice and blocking course.


symmetrical with regularly disposed bays. Each pair with entrance doors paired in centre bays; fielded panelled with carved ovoid wreath in lower panel; rectangular plate glass fanlights (multi-pane pattern at No 2). Ionic columned and pilastered double doorpieces with unifying entablatures (painted at No 6); fluting at heads of columns and pilasters. Basement windows.

SE ELEVATION: not seen (1995).

SW ELEVATION: bowed return elevation with single window to each floor.

Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows; 16-lying pane timber sash and case to No 8. Grey slate piended roof. Mutual multi-flue stacks: squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressing and cornice; truncated at Nos 4 and 5. Ashlar skew copes. Stone steps with modern railings oversailing basement recesses.

BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar dwarf wall with coping to street.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

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Adjoins 1 Lochend Road (listed separately).

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