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7-17 (Odd Nos) Great Junction Street

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9707 / 55°58'14"N

Longitude: -3.1725 / 3°10'20"W

OS Eastings: 326917

OS Northings: 675917

OS Grid: NT269759

Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.W5

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.76K4

Entry Name: 7-17 (Odd Nos) Great Junction Street

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364653

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27469

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1860. Plain classical tenement, 4-storey and attic with shops at ground. Cream sandstone, ashlar to principal elevations, polished at ground, droved above, coursed rubble with stugged dressings to rear and side. Band course and cornice above ground floor; cill band course at 3rd floor; eaves cornice.

NE (GREAT JUNCTION STREET) ELEVATION: 10-bay; chamfered reveals to doorways; modern replacement shopfronts, common stair doorways with 3-pane fanlights. Single windows to floors above; blinded windows to 7th bay. 5 single dormers with half-piend roofs.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular windows; wallhead stacks.

12-pane timber sash and case windows, plate glass to rear. Slate roof with metal flashings; apex, wallhead (see above) and mutual stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

Part of a continuous, similarly detailed group with the earlier Nos 1-5 Great Junction Street.

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