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Latitude: 55.9709 / 55°58'15"N
Longitude: -3.1716 / 3°10'17"W
OS Eastings: 326975
OS Northings: 675938
OS Grid: NT269759
Mapcode National: GBR 8T7.23
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.75ZZ
Entry Name: 1-5 (Odd Nos) Duke Street and 1 and 2 Newkirkgate
Listing Date: 29 April 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364556
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27399
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Earlier 19th century. 4-storey classical corner tenement with bowed end bay and shops at ground floor. Cream ashlar, droved ashlar to principal elevations, render and coursed rubble to rear. Cill band course to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor; cornice above ground floor (except
No 3); eaves cornice and blocking course.
SW (DUKE STREET) ELEVATION: 4-bay; 4-storey bowed bay to outer left, shopfront at ground floor with doorway at centre and roll-moulded reveals to openings, 2 windows to each floor above. Single shopfront to remaining bays (doubled post 1980) with moulded Ionic pilasters, egg and dart cornice and gilded mortar and pestle sign; single windows to bays above. Short wallhead stack at centre.
NE (KIRKGATE) ELEVATION: 3-bay; common stair doorway at centre with 3-pane fanlight; shopfronts to either sides (to right boarded-up). Single windows to bays above (blocked to right bay); wallhead stack to right.
12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof with metal flashings; 2 wallhead stacks.
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