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30 and 31 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.99 / 55°59'23"N

Longitude: -3.3955 / 3°23'43"W

OS Eastings: 313043

OS Northings: 678323

OS Grid: NT130783

Mapcode National: GBR 20.VR4M

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.TP9W

Entry Name: 30 and 31 High Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395126

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47785

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

18th century. 2-storey shops and tenements built on slight curve. Painted ground floor; different colours denote separate properties; rubble at 1st floor; painted masonry margins; harled E gable. Recently attached mid 19th century style lantern at right corner at 1st floor.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door with console-bracketed pediment in bay left of centre; single window at 1st floor above. Door with left flanking large shop window in left bay; single window at 1st floor above door. Door with flanking large shop windows to right; fascia above door and windows; door and window to right on curved front; grille at ground in right bay below window; single windows at 1st floor above shop windows.

W ELEVATION: adjoining building.

N ELEVATION: modern extension.

E ELEVATION: large shop window in left bay at ground; slim single window at 1st floor above. Single window in right bay at 1st floor. Misshapen gable head due to curved corner.

Modern doors and glazing at ground floor; 6-pane sash and case windows at 1st floor. Grey slate roof; straight stone skew; short rubble and harled stack at E gablehead.

Statement of Interest

Pedimented door provides a prominent feature on this otherwise simple elevation. The splayed right hand corner possibly undertaken for road widening.

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