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Latitude: 55.8556 / 55°51'20"N
Longitude: -3.1598 / 3°9'35"W
OS Eastings: 327496
OS Northings: 663099
OS Grid: NT274630
Mapcode National: GBR 60CQ.QR
Mapcode Global: WH6T6.F2LV
Plus Code: 9C7RVR4R+63
Entry Name: Roslin Chapel Custodian's Offices, Roslin
Listing Name: Rosslyn, Custodian's Office (Stables to Old Inn), Including Boundary Walls and Adjoining Gateway to Rosslyn Chapel
Listing Date: 22 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 346010
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13030
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian West
Traditional County: Midlothian
18th century with later alterations and additions. 1 1/2 storey, 3-bay traditional rectangular-plan office with lower single storey, 2-bay addition set back to left, with flat roofed block to angle, and wall with pedestrian gateway to right. Squared sandstone rubble; long and short surrounds to openings with relieving arches and heavy, block lintels; droved long and short quoins.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: window at ground in bay to centre; mutual lintel and cill block to window at 1st floor above. Window (possibly formerly door) in bay to right of centre. Boarded door in bay to left of centre. Addition set back to left: square-plan block with 2-leaf boarded doors in bay to right; boarded door in bay to left.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: small opening to far left. Otherwise blank.
9-pane timber sash and case window; 4-pane fixed windows; red pantiled roof; ashlar skews; cast-iron rainwater goods.
BOUNDARY WALLS: high coped rubble boundary wall enclosing Rosslyn Chapel and burial ground. Pedestrian gateway set to W of stable: architraved gateway with geometric carved decoration and similarly decorated and pediment with carved fragment (probably from Rosslyn Castle) set above; deep set, boarded door with decorative iron hinges.
Formerly the stable for the inn, it now serves as the chapel custodian's office, souvenir and tea shop. Access to the chapel is now via this building rather than through the door in the wall adjacent.
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