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26 and 28 (Gf and 1f) North Fort Street with Front Walls; Eh6 4hd

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9757 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.1842 / 3°11'3"W

OS Eastings: 326194

OS Northings: 676493

OS Grid: NT261764

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.HC

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.12Z8

Entry Name: 26 and 28 (Gf and 1f) North Fort Street with Front Walls; Eh6 4hd

Listing Date: 20 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364359

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27259

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1840. Mirrored pair of 2-storey, basement and attic 3-bay houses forming part of continuous terrace. Stugged ashlar with ashlar dressings. Base course; cill course to 1st floor; cornice and blocking course. Regular fenestration; moulded architraves at ground; panelled doors to inner bays with rectangular fanlights, architraves and cornice; centre bays blind at 1st floor.

2-bay rubble rear elevations.

Timber sash and case plate glass windows (2 tilt and swing replacements). Grey slates; rendered stacks; ashlar coped mutual skews.

Low coursed stone front wall with ashlar saddleback coping.

Statement of Interest

Forms part of continuous near-uniform terrace with 2-18 and 20-30 North Fort Street and 91-105 Portland Street (see separate listings).

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