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2 John's Place

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9731 / 55°58'23"N

Longitude: -3.1667 / 3°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 327285

OS Northings: 676180

OS Grid: NT272761

Mapcode National: GBR 8V6.19

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B499

Entry Name: 2 John's Place

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364761

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27535

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1825. 2-storey single bay pedimented house former wing of demolished No 1 John?s Place, set back from street with large front garden and classical details. Grey sandstone, stugged ashlar to front, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Dentilled pediment; angle pilasters.

SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: tripartite windows at ground and 1st floor (at ground floor sidelights blocked); later doorway inserted to right with dentilled cornice and rectangular plate glass fanlight.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: gabled with secondary door and single window at ground floor; single window at 1st floor, blocked window to left.

Timber sash and case windows, 2- and 4-pane to front, 12-pane to rear. Slate roof with stone ridge.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Tall rubble wall with flat coping to front, rendered brick walls to sides, later gate.

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