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6 and 6b Kirk Street

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9706 / 55°58'14"N

Longitude: -3.1726 / 3°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 326910

OS Northings: 675910

OS Grid: NT269759

Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.V6

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.76H6

Entry Name: 6 and 6b Kirk Street

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364814

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27574

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Mid 19th century. 2-storey 6-bay tenement, blocked shopfront later addition. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared rubble with stugged dressings.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: 3-bay later shopfront (now blocked with barred window) to outer right, 2 windows above. Common stair doorway in bay to left of centre. 2nd bay from left window converted into door, and window inserted to right. Single windows at 1st floor.

Timber sash and case windows, some 12-pane windows retained, otherwise plate glass glazing. Slate roof with metal ridge; mutual gable stack to NE.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

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