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1 and 2 High Street and 3 Bellstane

A Category C Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9907 / 55°59'26"N

Longitude: -3.3974 / 3°23'50"W

OS Eastings: 312927

OS Northings: 678408

OS Grid: NT129784

Mapcode National: GBR 20.VJR0

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.SPD9

Entry Name: 1 and 2 High Street and 3 Bellstane

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395118

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47779

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Plaque with 'Established 1776'; mid 19th century in present form. 2-storey and attic, 2-bay, rectangular-plan restaurant and tenement. Squared and snecked sandstone rubble, painted at ground. Painted base course; 1st floor band course; ashlar quoins to 1st floor; polished margins; cornice to principal elevation.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central 2-leaf panelled door with modern canopy; large flanking windows; single windows at 1st floor above; 2 canted dormers to attic.

W ELEVATION: 2 gable ends; entrance door with fanlight in centre; adjacent timber door; irregular fenestration.

N ELEVATION: not seen 2000.

E ELEVATION: extension to rear; stairs to balcony adjoining adjacent building.

Modern glazing to main elevation; 6-pane sash and case timber windows to west elevation. Grey slate roof; rendered corniced gablehead stacks; straight stone skews.

INTERIOR: not seen 2000.

Statement of Interest

Prominently sited in centre of small square facing main street on site of old market place.

2 High Street occupies the upper floor of the rear wing.

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