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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364186
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27158
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
Clearly originally intended to be part of a continuous terrace.
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