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1,2 Gladstone Place and 1,3 Restalrig Road with Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9697 / 55°58'10"N

Longitude: -3.1596 / 3°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 327717

OS Northings: 675795

OS Grid: NT277757

Mapcode National: GBR 8W7.HJ

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.F6NW

Entry Name: 1,2 Gladstone Place and 1,3 Restalrig Road with Railings

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391626

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44904

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Dated 1880, built for John Blackie. 4-storey, 8-bay tenement turning tight corner site; bays grouped 1 - 5 - 2, bays 2-5 form corner bow. Polished ashlar sandstone to front; channelled at ground floor; squared and snecked rubble to rear. Base course, band course between ground and 1st floor; moulded and bracketted cill courses to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor windows, eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved openings to 1st and 2nd floor; corniced to 1st floor; pedimented consoled window at 3rd bay, 2nd floor.

Entrance door to tenement in outer left bay: panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight and consoled cornice doorpiece. Doors to shops at bays 3, between bays 6 and 7, and at bay 8; each flanked by modern shop windows. Regularly fenestrated upper floors; bipartite windows to 8th bay.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor openings; modern glazing to ground floor. Grey slate piended roof. Rendered and corniced stacks: arch-linked pair over bay 3; single stacks with scrolls at base between bays 4 and 5, 5 and 6.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

RAILINGS: cast-iron railings with spearhead finials at No 2 Gladstone Place.

Statement of Interest

Impressive corner skyline with details suggestive of David Rhind. Adjoins 3-14 Gladstone Place.

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