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Dalkeith Park, Laundry House

A Category B Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9028 / 55°54'10"N

Longitude: -3.0609 / 3°3'39"W

OS Eastings: 333767

OS Northings: 668250

OS Grid: NT337682

Mapcode National: GBR 7025.4V

Mapcode Global: WH6SV.YWMQ

Entry Name: Dalkeith Park, Laundry House

Listing Date: 9 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332033

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1439

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalkeith

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Dalkeith

Parish: Dalkeith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 18th century with later additions. Single storey, 9-bay austere classical former laundry. Droved ashlar; N elevation squared and snecked rubble. Eaves cornice. Base and lintel courses. Raised margins, and long and short quoins.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5 bays at centre advanced (early 19th century addition), with cornice and blocking course; panelled door at centre, with large (blocked) fanlight. Regular fenestration.

E ELEVATION: 4-bay (3-1), bay to right later. Boarded door in bay to right of centre, with 3-pane fanlight. Regular fenestration.

W ELEVATION: 3-bay. Regular fenestration. 2 doors and 2 windows to projection to left with pentice roof.

N ELEVATION: 7-bay; 3 bays at centre advanced; long projection adjoined in outer bay to right. Panelled door, originally window, in penultimate bay to left. Regular fenestration; small window between bays to left and centre; window in outer bay to left blocked. Ashalr-margined slate-hung piended dormer window in 5 bays to left.

24-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows; many windows boarded. Grey slates to piended roof. Ridge stacks, ashlar to S and N, brick to E and W.

INTERIOR: not seen (1990).

Statement of Interest

Part of Laundry House is in residental use (1990). A Group - see DALKEITH PARK.

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