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5-9 (Odd Nos) South St Andrew Street

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9534 / 55°57'12"N

Longitude: -3.1913 / 3°11'28"W

OS Eastings: 325709

OS Northings: 674013

OS Grid: NT257740

Mapcode National: GBR 8PF.2C

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.YMHF

Entry Name: 5-9 (Odd Nos) South St Andrew Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370030

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29709

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Knox and Hutton, 1883. 4-storey and attic, 3-bay Greek Revival office in style of Alexander Thomson with shops at ground. Polished cream sandstone ashlar. At ground to left, 2-leaf panelled door with tapering lugged architrave, fluted frieze, cornice, block pediment and acroteriae; pilastered timber entrance to public bar at centre; corniced shopfront to right (shop is No 5 and partly occupies neighbouring building). Upper floors framed by 2 orders of pilasters rising from 1st floor to eaves cornice. At 1st floor, cill course, mullion and transom windows with bracketed cornices. 2nd floor windows pedimented with cast-iron mullions. 3rd floor windows set into pilastrade, paired piers at centre; incised frieze. 3 arched wallhead dormers, breaking cornice and parapet with moulded skews and acroteria, bipartite at centre.

Timber plate glass sash and case windows. Moulded ashlar coped skews; corniced end stack; grey slates.

INTERIOR: much altered.

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