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Latitude: 55.9781 / 55°58'41"N
Longitude: -3.1811 / 3°10'52"W
OS Eastings: 326392
OS Northings: 676754
OS Grid: NT263767
Mapcode National: GBR 8R4.4H
Mapcode Global: WH6SF.3ZGZ
Entry Name: 21 and 22 (1f & 2f) Portland Place and 1 (1-9) Portland Street with Steps and Railings; Eh6 6la and Eh6 4sx Respectively
Listing Date: 26 October 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364451
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27326
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1821. 5-storey on raised basement corner tenement. Droved cream sandstone ashlar with polished ashlar dressings. Base course; band course above ground and 1st floors; cill course to 2nd floor (below shortened windows); cornice to 3rd floor; full-height attic. Regular fenestration. Ground falling to N.
N (PORTLAND PLACE) ELEVATION: 5-bay; 2 right bays in segmental bow. Raised basement with door and shop window to painted bow; centre bay with door and modern facing; modern restaurant to left. Attic with moulded eaves and blocking course. Public house (The Caley Inn) to right.
W (PORTLAND STREET) ELEVATION: 5-bay; 4 left bays with basement and ground floors obscured by public house; 1st floor rusticated with
2 left windows blind; left window of upper floors blind; irregular gable with apex stack to 1st 3 bays. Plain ashlar coping. Plain right bay beyond dividing wall at ground, slightly recessed; 2 flights of steps to panelled tenement door with rectangular 3-pane fanlight between ground and 1st floor; windows to 2nd and 3rd floors; box dormer to attic.
12-pane timber sash and case windows (4-pane to ground and 1st floor of Portland Place). Grey slates; coped ashlar stacks.
STEPS AND RAILINGS: plain wrought-iron railings to steps to Portland Street.
The Caley Inn was built over the Portland Street area, at which point a round-headed doorway seems to have been filled with corresponding stone, and turned into a window. Built with, and an integral part of, 3 Portland Street (see separate listing) and intended to be continuous with Portland Terrace (see separate listing).
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