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29, 31, 33 Bread Street, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 366138

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28345

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Designed by Burn for the Merchant Company's Grindlay Estate. A good unified composition.

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