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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
Plus Code: 9C7RWQWV+MX
Entry Name: 36, 38, 40, 42 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh
Listing Name: 32-42 (Even Nos) Grindlay Street
Listing Date: 29 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395269
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47881
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: City Centre
Traditional County: Midlothian
Tagged with: Tenement
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).
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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