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Latitude: 55.9736 / 55°58'24"N
Longitude: -3.1665 / 3°9'59"W
OS Eastings: 327293
OS Northings: 676236
OS Grid: NT272762
Mapcode National: GBR 8V6.23
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.B3CX
Entry Name: 47 and 49 Queen Charlotte Street and Railings
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 365207
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27861
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1825. 2-storey and basement, 5-bay town house with classical details and pend to outer right. Grey sandstone, stugged ashlar front with polished dressings, coursed and squared rubble to rear. Band course above basement; architraved windows (corniced at ground floor); dentilled eaves cornice with blocking course.
S (FRONT) ELEVATION: architraved, consoled and corniced doorway accessed by steps oversailing basement at centre, panelled door and rectangular plate glass fanlight; single windows at 1st floor above. Single windows to bays flanking centre and to outer right. Secondary doorway (probably later insertion) to outer left bay with steps as above, panelled door and rectangular plate glass fanlight; single window at 1st floor above. Low cobbled pend to outer right bays at basement level; 2 modern rectangular dormers.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular windows, relieving arch at ground floor to paired windows over pend; nepus gable with slate-hung sides to centre with single window and apex stack.
12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; corniced mutual stacks, apex stack (see above).
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
RAILINGS: low boundary wall to front with flat coping and railings to steps.
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