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37, 35A George Street, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9537 / 55°57'13"N

Longitude: -3.198 / 3°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 325289

OS Northings: 674054

OS Grid: NT252740

Mapcode National: GBR 8MF.P8

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.VM96

Plus Code: 9C7RXR32+FQ

Entry Name: 37, 35A George Street, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 35A, 37 and 37A George Street

Listing Date: 13 January 1966

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 367435

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28833

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200367435

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Warehouse

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Circa 1775; refaced with extra storey in early 19th century; modern shops at ground. Pair of 4-storey, 3-bay former classical houses built out at ground incorporating basement. Polished cream sandstone ashlar (cleaned to E). 2 shops to W (that at centre, Brian Drumm, fine early 1970s example by Ron MacInver, with lettering intact) and 1 to E flank panelled door (also built out) to upper floors. 1st floor with architraved and corniced windows with Greek detailing and cast-iron anthemion and palmette balconies circa 1820; 2nd floor cill course, cornice above; 3rd floor with further cornice and blocking course.

Timber sash and case windows; plate glass at 1st floor and 3rd floor W, 12-pane otherwise. Ashlar coped skews; corniced ashlar stacks; removed at centre, rendered to E.

INTERIOR: modern shop interiors; that at centre, Brian Drumm, with fine period interior, particularly the array of domed ceiling lights which fill the space.

Statement of Interest

Originally 3-storey; the whole block presumably refronted when the extra floor added as Kirkwood shows no architraves. Part of the original fabric of Edinburgh?s New Town, one of the most important and best preserved examples of urban planning in Britain. A Group with Nos 33-63 (odd nos) George Street.

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