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8-11 (Inclusive Nos) Wellington Place with Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9714 / 55°58'17"N

Longitude: -3.1693 / 3°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 327117

OS Northings: 675995

OS Grid: NT271759

Mapcode National: GBR 8T6.JX

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.951L

Entry Name: 8-11 (Inclusive Nos) Wellington Place with Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365285

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27923

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 4-storey and attic, 11-bay tenement built in

2 stages (5 bays to right first). Cream sandstone, stugged ashlar with polished dressings; rusticated ground floor in bays to left with band course and 1st floor cill course above. Mutuled eaves cornice with blocking course; ornamental iron window guards to 2nd floor windows of 4 outer right bays.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION:

BAYS TO LEFT: 6 symmetrical bays; plain doorways to 2 centre bays, recessed panelled doors, plate glass fanlight to right door. Umbrella-pattern to left; regular fenestration in remaining bays to each floor. 3 rectangular, slate-hung tripartite dormers.

BAYS TO RIGHT: pilastered and corniced doorway at centre, panelled door and rectangular plate glass fanlight; single windows to floors above. Plain common stair doorway to outer left; single windows above. Regular fenestration to remaining bays. 2 rectangular bipartite dormers.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof with metal flashings; coped mutual and transverse stack; velux rooflights.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble wall with saddleback coping and iron arrowhead railings (in process of refurbishment 1992), urn finialled at intervals.

Statement of Interest

The doors do not relate to the bays above, No 11 being a separate 2-storey flat, the door to No 10 accessing both to left and right, all in the New Town tenement style.

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