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47 and 49 Queen Charlotte Street and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365207

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27861

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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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