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46, 48 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9471 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -3.1919 / 3°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 325662

OS Northings: 673318

OS Grid: NT256733

Mapcode National: GBR 8NH.YL

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.YS77

Plus Code: 9C7RWRW5+V7

Entry Name: 46, 48 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 46 and 48 Candlemaker Row

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 366296

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28417

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 18th century. Reconstructed Ebenezer J McRae 1930 (and restored Simpson and Brown 1978). 2-storey and attic 3-bay tenement with shop at ground floor. Random rubble with ashlar dressings. Bays at (painted) ground floor divided by pilasters with continuous fascia and cornice above. 2-leaf timber panelled door to flats at No 48 to right. 2-leaf timber panelled door to shop (No 46) flanked by windows. 4 windows to 1st floor (blocked former window to centre). Later ashlar gablets to 3 attic windows.

12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Stone skews. Corniced stacks with circular cans to ridge and wallhead stack to rear.

Statement of Interest

B group comprises Nos 1-5 Forrest Road, 1-3 Greyfriars Place, 4-6 Greyfriars Place, 30-34 Candlemaker Row (Greyfriars Bobby's Bar, 36-42 Candlemaker Row (including Candlemaker Hall), 44 Candlemaker Row, 46-48 Candlemaker Row, 50-54 Candlemaker Row, 56 and 56A Candlemaker Row and 60-64 Candlemaker Row. Rear elevations of group form eastern boundary of Greyfriars churchyard, setting for an important group of mural monuments. Nos 46 and 48 were formerly the Harrow Inn, associated with Dr John Brown's 'Rab and his Friends.'

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