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44 Candlemaker Row

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9471 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -3.1918 / 3°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 325667

OS Northings: 673310

OS Grid: NT256733

Mapcode National: GBR 8NH.ZM

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.YS88

Entry Name: 44 Candlemaker Row

Listing Date: 29 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395236

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47848

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 18th century, front reconstructed circa 1900. 2-storey and attic shop/restaurant. Front elevation painted; random rubble to rear. 2-leaf timber panelled door with small-pane glazed fanlight to centre; flanking windows have small-pane glazing above, plate glass below. Cornice with bolection moulding to ground floor. Wide canted window to 1st floor. Long dormer (circa 1900) to attic. Single storey to rear.

Stone skews. Grey slates. Corniced rubble ridge stack with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

B group comprises Nos 1-5 Forrest Road, 1-3 Greyfriars Place, 4-6 Greyfriars Place, 30-34 Candlemaker Row (Greyfriars Bobby's Bar, 36-42 Candlemaker Row (including Candlemaker Hall), 44 Candlemaker Row, 46-48 Candlemaker Row, 50-54 Candlemaker Row, 56 and 56A Candlemaker Row and 60-64 Candlemaker Row. Rear elevations of group form eastern boundary of Greyfriars churchyard, setting for an important group of mural monuments. Although several of the elevations to Candlemaker Row (including No 44) show signs of considerable later rebuilding, the random rubble rear elevations, while not unaltered, have a fairly homogenous early 18th century vernacular appearance.

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