Unique to Edinburgh, the distinctive and compact properties were designed by former city architect Ebenezer MacRae between 1931 and 1933.
Featuring the city crest and Saltire-patterned mouldings, they were designed to complement the classical architecture of the Capital.
MacRae created 85 in total, and they were made of cast iron – rather than Glasgow’s pre-cast concrete ones designed by Gilbert Mackenzie Trench – at the Carron foundry near Falkirk.
Around half of the slope-roofed structures – measuring just 1.98 metres by 1.37m with a ridge height of around 2.74m – are listed.
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