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7 and 9 York Road, with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9765 / 55°58'35"N

Longitude: -3.2032 / 3°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 325013

OS Northings: 676603

OS Grid: NT250766

Mapcode National: GBR 8L5.N2

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.R1WM

Entry Name: 7 and 9 York Road, with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370727

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29996

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1820. Plain classical pair of 2-storey 2-bay mirrored semi-detached houses. Sandstone ashlar to front, rubble to sides. Base course; dividing course between ground and 1st floor; eaves cornice.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regularly fenestrated. Timber panelled doors with rectangular fanlights in (painted) broadly pilastered doorpieces. Panelled aprons to 1st floor windows; delicate small wrought-iron balconies to windows of No7. Modern additional bay to right with garage door.

Plate glass in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Stone-coped chimneys with circular cans.


Statement of Interest

Originally known as Myrtle Bank. Built in the 1st phase of feuing by the lawyer Alexander Scott of the lands of Trinity Mains farm. The intended feuing is shown on Kirkwood's 1817 map.

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