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44 and 46 Kirk Street

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9704 / 55°58'13"N

Longitude: -3.1744 / 3°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 326797

OS Northings: 675884

OS Grid: NT267758

Mapcode National: GBR 8S7.H8

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.66ND

Entry Name: 44 and 46 Kirk Street

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364837

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27585

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Pair of 3-bay, 2-storey, attic and basement semi-detached houses. Cream sandstone, coursed and squared rubble to basement, droved ashlar with tooled dressings above, squared and snecked rubble to rear and sides.

SE (FRONT) ELEVATION: elevations mirrored about centre with pilastered and corniced doorways accessed by steps to centre bays; single windows above and to remaining bays. 2 rectangular tripartite slate-hung dormers with half-piended roofs to each house.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-storey; 2 secondary doorways; irregular windows.

NE ELEVATION: gabled with apex stack; single windows.

SW ELEVATION: as above; iron balcony brackets to right window.

Timber sash and case windows with plate glass glazing, small pane windows to dormers, some modern replacement windows. Slate roof with metal flashings.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

The building is currently undergoing refurbishment, a continuous cast-iron balcony to No 46 has been temporarily removed but will be reinstated.

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