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25A Thistle Street South West Lane, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9538 / 55°57'13"N

Longitude: -3.1988 / 3°11'55"W

OS Eastings: 325240

OS Northings: 674063

OS Grid: NT252740

Mapcode National: GBR 8MF.J7

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.TMY4

Plus Code: 9C7RXR32+GF

Entry Name: 25A Thistle Street South West Lane, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 47 George Street and 25A South West Thistle Street Lane

Listing Date: 13 January 1966

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 367441

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28837

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200367441

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Commercial building

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Reconstructed 1830-31; alterations at ground by John Bryce, 1880; and subsequently. 4-storey and attic, 4-bay terraced classical block. Cream scumble sandstone ashlar. Built out at ground with 2 modern shops in largely unified corniced timber front with door to upper floors slightly set back to right. At 1st floor, windows with broad architraves and consoled pediments; lugged architraves at 2nd floor, below initial cornice; 3rd floor with further cornice and blocking course. Pair of piend-roofed canted dormers.

2-storey and attic on raised basement 5-bay rear elevation to lane with hoist at centre.

Timber sash and case plate glass windows. Ashlar coped skews; rendered stacks; grey slates.

INTERIOR: both shops with top-lit saloons at rear; that to W, approached through Corinthian screen, with coffered barrel-vaulted ceiling, by John Bryce.

Statement of Interest

The 1880 alterations were for the jeweller James Crichton. 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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