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17 York Road, Provost's Lamp

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9771 / 55°58'37"N

Longitude: -3.203 / 3°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 325024

OS Northings: 676668

OS Grid: NT250766

Mapcode National: GBR 8L4.PV

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.R1Y6

Entry Name: 17 York Road, Provost's Lamp

Listing Date: 25 February 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394124

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46759

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Ornate cast-iron street lamp, painted turquoise and gilded, with fluted concave curved base, guilloche and acanthus leaf mouldings, cross bar and glass lantern, surmouted by cast-iron Edinburgh City Arms.

Statement of Interest

Marks the residence of Kenneth Borthwick, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1977-80. Prior to the 1975 Local Government (Scotland) Act both Lord Provosts and Baileys were entitled to 2 official standard lamps outside their residences.

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