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7 Victoria Terrace, Quaker Meeting House

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9489 / 55°56'55"N

Longitude: -3.1938 / 3°11'37"W

OS Eastings: 325547

OS Northings: 673514

OS Grid: NT255735

Mapcode National: GBR 8NG.KZ

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.XQBW

Entry Name: 7 Victoria Terrace, Quaker Meeting House

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395296

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47903

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: City Centre

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Paterson and Shiells, 1865-6. 3-storey Italian gothic church with open arcaded loggia to ground floor with corniced, chamfered piers; 4 bays to Victoria Terrace, 3 bays to Upper Bow. Squared and snecked stugged sandstone with polished dressings. Moulded string courses between ground and 1st floors and between 1st and 2nd floors. Finialled gables with roll-moulded decoration. Cusped 2-light Plate-traceried windows in round-arched surrounds.

S (VICTORIA TERRACE) ELEVATION: regular windows to 4 bays at 1st floor; three-light window to 2nd floor under broad gable with blind multifoil opening, flanked by narrow gables over outer bays.

W (UPPER BOW) ELEVATION: 2 bays to right gabled with blind mulifoil opening; single bay to left; shop to ground in left and centre bays.

E ELEVATION: projecting single bay with open arcade to ground and gable above.

Modern glazing with top hoppers. Grey slates.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building still in use as such. Original Secession Church, now Quaker Meeting House.

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