Regent Terrace, 17
William Playfair, designed 1825, completed by 1830. Long terrace of 34 classical 3-bay townhouses; originally 2-storey, attic and basement elevations (many have additional later 3rd storeys; 17 Regent Terrace retains its original 2-storey and attic elevation) punctuated by 2 18-bay, 3-storey pavilions with 3-bay advanced sections to each end (Nos 11-16 and 23-28) and with 12-bay, 3-storey section to the western end (Nos 1-4); terrace stepped down at intervals to follow slope of road. Droved ashlar to basement; polished ashlar to upper floors; predominantly coursed squared rubble with dressed margins to rear elevation. To principal elevation: base course; dividing band between basement and ground floor; dividing band and cornice between ground and 1st floors; to 1st floor, continuous cast-iron trellis balcony with Greek key border; band course above 1st floor windows; eaves cornice; blocking course. Doorpiece of fluted attached Greek Doric columns. Regular fenestration to principal elevation; architraved windows to ground and 1st floors; panelled aprons to ground floor windows; predominantly regular fenestration to rear elevation.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2-storey, attic and basement elevation. To basement, to centre bay, timber panelled door with 3-light fanlight in segmentally-headed opening; window to left and right bays. To ground floor, to right bay, steps and platt overarching basement recess leading to 2-leaf timber-panelled and glazed door with letterbox fanlight. 2 canted dormer windows to attic floor.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-bay elevation. Eaves course.
GLAZING etc: predominantly plate glass to front elevation; predominantly 4-pane glazing to rear elevation; 12-pane glazing to basement to front and to 2nd floor (right bay) to rear elevation; glazing predominantly in timber sash and case windows. M-roof with central valley and mansard profile to front; graded grey slate; stone skews and skewputts. To E, to mutual ridge stack (ashlar to front, rendered to rear) preceded by individual octagonal flues to front. To front, cast-iron down-pipe with ornamental hopper.
RAILINGS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: to front, edging basement recess and platt, stone coping surmounted by cast-iron railings with dog bars, spear-head finials and distinctive circled border. To rear, forming boundary of garden, random rubble walls with predominantly flat coping
- 17 Regent Terrace
- Post Code
- EH7 5BN
Wherever possible we have installed access ramps and access lifts to help mobility-impaired building users gain access to our buildings.
We have also put in place disabled evacuation lifts and emergency evacuation procedures for wheelchair users in the event of fire.
|Listed building category||1|
|Year of build||1825|
|Number of floors|
|Space management zone||Accom|
|Gross internal area||456 m2|