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68 and 68a Madeira Street with Steps and Railings; Eh6 4au

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9765 / 55°58'35"N

Longitude: -3.1828 / 3°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 326286

OS Northings: 676581

OS Grid: NT262765

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.S2

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.21NM

Entry Name: 68 and 68a Madeira Street with Steps and Railings; Eh6 4au

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364186

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27158

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 19th century. 2-storey, basement and attic 3-bay isolated classical terraced house adjoined by later properties. Cream sandstone with ashlar dressings. Stugged ashlar basement and 1st floor; polished ashlar rusticated main floor. Panelled door to right in segmental-headed frame with radiating fanlight and flanking panels. Base course; band course above 1st floor; cill course to 1st floor; ashlar course below with sunken aprons; cornice and blocking course. Canted piend-roofed dormer to left, skylight to right. Basement with out-of-line windows and door.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slates; ashlar coped skews.

Cast-iron spear-headed railings to front; hand-rail to steps.

Statement of Interest

Clearly originally intended to be part of a continuous terrace.

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