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21, 23, 25 Grassmarket, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9468 / 55°56'48"N

Longitude: -3.1973 / 3°11'50"W

OS Eastings: 325324

OS Northings: 673292

OS Grid: NT253732

Mapcode National: GBR 8MH.VQ

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.VSNF

Plus Code: 9C7RWRW3+P3

Entry Name: 21, 23, 25 Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 21-29 (Odd Nos) Grassmarket

Listing Date: 29 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395257

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47868

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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George Fox, 1859-63. 4-storey 7-bay tenement with shops to ground floor and flat-arched pend to centre (Porteous Pend). Droved ashlar with polished dressings (painted to ground). Base course, continuous fascia and cornice to ground floor; cill band to 1st floor; dividing band between 2nd and 3rd floors; eaves cornice. Stop-chamfered openings to ground floor; raised architraves to windows above; bracketed cills to 2nd floor; gabletted dormerheads with rectangular carved panels to 3rd floor windows. Original shop fronts with 2-leaf timber panelled storm doors and recessed glazed inner doors.

12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Brick stacks with circular cans.

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Part of a run of traditional tenements.

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