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79-83 (Odd Nos) Duke Street

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9696 / 55°58'10"N

Longitude: -3.1685 / 3°10'6"W

OS Eastings: 327161

OS Northings: 675798

OS Grid: NT271757

Mapcode National: GBR 8T7.PJ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.96FY

Entry Name: 79-83 (Odd Nos) Duke Street

Listing Date: 26 October 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364585

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27419

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 19th century. 4-storey and basement, simple classical 7-bay tenement (entered from rear), set back with front garden. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared rubble to basement, stugged ashlar with polished dressings above, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Rusticated ground floor; band course above ground floor; dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: doorways alternating with single windows, deep-set panelled doors except No 79, distinctive astragal pattern to all fanlights. Single windows to each remaining bay at ground and each floor above.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows; 2 wallhead stacks (rebuilt).

NW ELEVATION: gabled with broad apex stack.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; 2 wallhead and apex stack (see above), mutual stacks (rebuilt).

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Low rubble wall to front, some iron railings.

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