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8 Russell Place, with Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9766 / 55°58'35"N

Longitude: -3.2045 / 3°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 324932

OS Northings: 676615

OS Grid: NT249766

Mapcode National: GBR 8L5.D1

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.R18K

Entry Name: 8 Russell Place, with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 25 February 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394109

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46747

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1864. 2-storey 2-bay L-plan domestic gothic house with gabled porch and projecting gabled bay. Squared and snecked tooled sandstone with ashlar dressings; stugged quoins; rubble to sides and rear. Chamfered reveals and mullions to window openings. Gabletted skews and bracketed skewputts.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: projecting gabled porch in left bay; boarded timber door in Tudor-arched, stop chamfered surround; arrowslit blind opening in gable; bipartite window in gablehead breaking eaves at 1st floor, with arrowslit blind opening in gable above. 2-storey projecting window in advanced bay to right with stone-mullioned quadripartite windows at ground and 1st floor, stone-slabbed roof and decorative brattishing. Flat-roofed and lean-to garage blocks added to outer left and right respectively.

Plate glass in timber sash and case windows. Grade grey slates. Gabled stone coped stacks with circular cans.

BOUNDARY WALL: stone coped low wall to front.

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