Built 1802-04 as terraced town house. Developer John Thin, builder James Dunn. Became two double storey flats in 1947, lower flat subdivided into two in 1980s.

Exterior has full length black ornamental iron balcony. Garden and unmodernised mews property.

Who lived there

Solicitor John Ferrier and family.  John’s sister was Susan Ferrier, a popular novelist.  His son James Ferguson Ferrier became a distinguished philosopher.

Margaretta Riddell – widow of Sir John Riddell of Stuart and Ardnamuchan - and her family.  Her son Campbell Riddell became Colonial Treasurer and then briefly Governor of New South Wales.

Dr George Lund, who went to live in Madeira.

Sir John Melville, a solicitor and owner of many properties in Edinburgh including five shops in Princes Street.

William Mackintosh, an advocate and son of an Inverness wine merchant.

Lord Curriehill, judge

Robert Munro, lawyer and politician who served in Lloyd George’s Cabinet as Secretary for Scotland.

Sir John Prosser, advocate and King George VI’s solicitor in Scotland. 


 See an account of Sir John Prosser's funeral in 1945.

Exterior has full length black ornamental iron balcony.