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108 West Bow

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9481 / 55°56'53"N

Longitude: -3.1942 / 3°11'39"W

OS Eastings: 325518

OS Northings: 673432

OS Grid: NT255734

Mapcode National: GBR 8NH.G7

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.XR4G

Entry Name: 108 West Bow

Listing Date: 28 February 1975

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370993

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30192

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Alexander W Macnaughton, 1879. 4-storey 3-bay Baronial terraced tenement block with shops to ground floor. Cream ashlar (painted to ground). Ground floor corniced; bays separated by pilasters with strapwork detail. Channelled pilaster strips flanking bays to 1st and 2nd floors. Stone-mullioned windows to 1st floor: tripartite to centre, bipartite in outer bays. Central bipartite window to 2nd floor with panelled detail below, in arched hood. Corbelled string course stepping up over carved panels between 2nd and 3rd floors. Central window at 3rd floor with strapwork detail and carved panel above in finialled crowstepped gable; outer windows with finialled pedimented dormerheads. Corbelled eaves; pedimented skewputts.

Plate glass in timber sash and case windows; modern glazing to shop. Grey slates. Corniced stack with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

Built for Thomas Edmonstone, iron manager and seed merchant.

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