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12 and 13 Ventnor Terrace, Including Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9318 / 55°55'54"N

Longitude: -3.1694 / 3°10'9"W

OS Eastings: 327037

OS Northings: 671584

OS Grid: NT270715

Mapcode National: GBR 8TP.H3

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.950G

Entry Name: 12 and 13 Ventnor Terrace, Including Railings

Listing Date: 25 March 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390973

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44438

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Southside/Newington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1880. 2 storey and attic, 4 bay pair of symmetrical houses. Cream sandstone polished ashlar; bull faced squared and snecked moulded render to E; rubble to W and rear. Base course; chip-carved decorative motifs above lights to corniced canted windows.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: single storey and basement with attic; shouldered arched doorways in bays to outer left and penultimate right; panelled doors with narrow flanking sidelights; plate glass fanlights; pitched roof dormers above with decoratively carved bargeboards. Full height, 3 light canted windows to right of doorways; 3 light canted, pitched roof dormers above with decoratively carved bargeboards.

E ELEVATION: full height, 3 light canted window to outer left; cornice raised at centre above carved roundel between floors.

Plate glass timber, sash and case windows. Grey slate platformed roof; fish scales to canted windows to N; polygonal roof with cast iron finial to canted bay to E; rendered and coped wallhead and ridge stacks; moulded cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

RAILINGS: original cast iron railings to areas.

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