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2-8 (Even Nos) Coltbridge Terrace, Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.947 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -3.2354 / 3°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 322945

OS Northings: 673349

OS Grid: NT229733

Mapcode National: GBR 8DH.4N

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.8SLB

Entry Name: 2-8 (Even Nos) Coltbridge Terrace, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 18 September 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396357

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48884

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 19th century. Symmetrical terrace of 2-storey, Baronial, bay-windowed houses. Coursed sandstone ashlar with polished dressings. Base course; eaves course; moulded skews. Corbelled rectilinear hoodmoulds, raised at centre to accommodate square panel above doors; moulded margins to windows; castellated canted bays; skewputts and finials to gabled dormers.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 7-bay. Nos 4-8: 2 bay; castellated canted bay to left at ground; bipartite, crowstepped dormer to 1st floor above; panelled timber door to bay to right at ground with rectangular fanlight above; gabled dormer to 1st floor above. No 2 (at right of block): single canted bay, detailed as above, to front elevation.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: 4-bay with basement, 2 bays at right advanced. Bipartite window to bay to left at ground; crowstepped dormer to 1st floor above; steps up to panelled timber entrance door with rectangular fanlight and hoodmould to penultimate bay to left at ground; small, delicately carved balustrade facing street in front of door; gabled dormer to 1st floor above; window to basement at bay to left of advanced section; window to ground floor above; dormer with segmental pediment at 1st floor; single storey and basement canted bay at right, with window to central face at basement and light to each face at ground; crowstepped bipartite dormer to 1st floor above.

2-pane timber sash and case glazing. Grey slate roof; coped, mutual and gablehead stacks with cylindrical and octagonal cans; cast-iron rainwater goods.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped sandstone boundary walls to street.

Statement of Interest

Interesting small-scale example of Baronial architecture, which incorporates some fine details: e.g. the balcony incorporating trefoils to No 2.

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