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32-42 (Even Nos) Grindlay Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9467 / 55°56'48"N

Longitude: -3.2051 / 3°12'18"W

OS Eastings: 324837

OS Northings: 673287

OS Grid: NT248732

Mapcode National: GBR 8LH.8R

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.QSZJ

Entry Name: 32-42 (Even Nos) Grindlay Street

Listing Date: 29 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395269

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47881

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Charles George Hood Kinnear, 1866, with later alterations. 4-storey 6-bay tenement with (much altered) restaurants to ground floor. Polished ashlar. Moulded cill courses to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors (that to 1st floor projecting broadly); mutuled eaves cornice. Windows in moulded architraves; segmental-arched windows to 1st floor; tripartites in outer bays to 1st and 2nd floors; consoled cills and bracketed cornices with segmental pediments to 2nd floor. Timber panelled door with basket-arched plate glass fanlight to flats at centre (No 36).

Statement of Interest

Part of Grindlay's Orchardfield estate, laid out for the Merchant Company by William Burn in 1820. A rare example of a tenement design by Kinnear.

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