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Latitude: 55.946 / 55°56'45"N
Longitude: -3.2041 / 3°12'14"W
OS Eastings: 324894
OS Northings: 673205
OS Grid: NT248732
Mapcode National: GBR 8LJ.G0
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.RTF3
Plus Code: 9C7RWQWW+98
Entry Name: 29, 31, 33 Bread Street, Edinburgh
Listing Name: 7-33 (Odd Nos) Bread Street
Listing Date: 29 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 366138
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28345
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: City Centre
Traditional County: Midlothian
William Burn, circa 1820. 5 terraced blocks of 4-storey, 5-bay tenements with arched pend (cobbled) to centre (to Grindlay Street Court). Coursed rubble with droved ashlar dressings (1st 2 blocks from left cleaned). Arched doorways to flats in centre bays; altered shop fronts at ground floor. Outer bays regularly fenestrated at 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors (projecting cills); cill course to 2nd floor; eaves cornice; long and short quoins to each block.
Windows predominantly plate glass in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Corniced stacks at ridge (mostly cement rendered) with circular cans.
Designed by Burn for the Merchant Company's Grindlay Estate. A good unified composition.
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