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Walled Garden, Dalmeny House, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9869 / 55°59'12"N

Longitude: -3.3435 / 3°20'36"W

OS Eastings: 316276

OS Northings: 677918

OS Grid: NT162779

Mapcode National: GBR 22.VYL9

Mapcode Global: WH6SB.MS17

Plus Code: 9C7RXMP4+QH

Entry Name: Walled Garden, Dalmeny House, Edinburgh

Listing Name: Dalmeny House, Walled Garden with Greenhouses

Listing Date: 30 January 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337034

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5550

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200337034

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Earlier 19th century. Large red brick built rectangular walled garden, with sandstone coping and ashlar dressings to openings; rubble facing to N external wall. Main N entrance widened and heightened 1978. Timber greenhouses to N wall, inside, comprising gabled entrance section to centre, timber pediment above doorway, with ball finial, flanked by stepped, lean-to wings; harled base with teak superstructure. Diagonal slip buttresses to SE and SW exterior angles. N wall extends continuously to E, with variety of single storey and 2-storey lean-to brick and rubble outbuildings on N side, evidence of greenhouses on S side. Square flue vents of wall heating system to N wall exterior.

Statement of Interest

A Group with Dalmeny House, including Barnbougle Castle, Barnbougle Gate Lodge, Dalmeny House Boundary Wall, Chapel Gate Lodge, East Craigie Farmhouse, East Craigie Gate Lodge, Edinburgh Gate Lodge, Dalmeny House Gardener?s Cottage, Dalmeny House Home Farm Laundry, Leuchold, Leuchold Gate Lodge, Longcraig Gate Lodge, 1, 2, 3 and 4 Long Green, Newhalls Gate Lodge and Dalmeny House Stable Block (see separate listings).

The gardener's cottage is next to the walled garden, to the E (see separate listing). The walled garden and the greenhouse are still in use, and the ridge vents to the latter are operational.

There are various used and unused entrances to the walled garden, the principal entrance being the 2-leaf timber doorway to the E. The gateway to the N has a temporary, modern timber gate, but presumably had a wrought-iron gate.

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