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Latitude: 55.9534 / 55°57'12"N
Longitude: -3.1924 / 3°11'32"W
OS Eastings: 325641
OS Northings: 674021
OS Grid: NT256740
Mapcode National: GBR 8NF.VB
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.XMZC
Entry Name: 3 and 3a St Andrew Square
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 370012
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29696
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: City Centre
Traditional County: Midlothian
Burnet, Son and Dick, 1923-5; alterations at ground, 1968-9. 6-storey, 3-bay office, formerly extension of Forsyth?s. Princes Street design adapted to narrow site. Polished cream sandstone ashlar. Plate glass windows at ground and marble Ionic columns at 1st floor, framed by flat proscenium arch; bronze balcony at 1st floor with lamps. Channelled rustication at 2nd floor with consoled band above; broken pedimented aedicule at centre with festoon below. Giant Ionic columns to 3rd and 4th floors. Projecting cornice with balustraded parapet to eaves gallery at 5th floor with term figures and urn finials at corners.
Rear elevation of white glazed brick, with flying link to 30 Princes Street (see separate listing); sandstone ashlar, dated 1925, with broken pedimented aedicule.
Modern timber sash and case and casement glazing.
INTERIOR: modernised within original frame.
Built as an extension to Forsyth's Princes Street store, echoing its design (see separate listing 30 Princes Street).
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