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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 19/04/1966
  • Supplementary Information Updated: 10/03/1999


  • Local Authority: Edinburgh
  • Planning Authority: Edinburgh
  • Burgh: Edinburgh

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNT 26271 74782
  • Coordinates326271, 674782


Robert Brown, 1825. 4-storey and basement, 18-bay terraced classical tenement with shops at ground. Sandstone ashlar. Entablature as fascia band, moulded pilastraded architraves and cornices to 1st floor windows, decorative balconies spanning 1st floor (not over 5th and 14th entrance bays), cill band and moulded architraves at 2nd floor, cornice course between 3rd and 4th floor, eaves cornice and blocking course, ashlar steps and entrance plats oversailing basement.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrances with fanlights in bays 2,3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 16; timber panelled doors in bays 5, 7, 8 and 14; 2-leaf doors in bays 12 and 16; fluted Ionic columned doorpieces in bays 5 and 14 (Nos 20 and 25), shop windows to remaining bay, plate glass and multi-pane. Regular fenestration above, tall windows to 1st floor, growing smaller in floors to wallhead attic.

ANNANDALE STREET LANE MEWS: 2-storey mews to rear NW of Haddington Place (Nos 26 and 28 Annandale Street Lane), largely altered carriage entrances at ground, timber lintels, hay loft with brick blocked openings.

Timber sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing, 15-pane glazing at 1st floor. Grey slates, ridge and gablehead stacks with terracotta cans, ornamental cast-iron railings.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Special Interest

Mews continuous with 30 and 33 Annandale Street Lane to rear of Nos 28-32A (inclusive Nos) Haddington Place.



Register of Sasines. Gifford, McWilliam and Walker, EDINBURGH, (1988), p429.

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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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