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Latitude: 55.9697 / 55°58'10"N
Longitude: -3.1574 / 3°9'26"W
OS Eastings: 327859
OS Northings: 675795
OS Grid: NT278757
Mapcode National: GBR 8W7.YJ
Mapcode Global: WH6SM.G6QW
Entry Name: 4 Claremont Park with Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Lamp Brackets
Listing Date: 14 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 363428
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26713
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leith
Traditional County: Midlothian
Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay classical villa with single storey wing projecting W ; screen wall to E. Stugged ashlar sandstone to front with polished ashlar dressings; squared and snecked rubble to sides and rear. Base course, moulded cill course to 1st floor windows, eaves cornice.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical main block with entrance door at centre bay; panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight; consoled corniced doorpiece. Projecting cills to flanking ground floor openings. Regular fenestration.
S ELEVATION: Irregularly disposed bays. Central staircase window, narrow rectangular opening to outer left bay, small bipartite window left of centre and door to right bay at ground floor; rectangular openings to outer bays at 1st floor with ornamental cast iron window guard to left bay. Modern box dormer to centre. Lean-to garage building to right of main block. 4-bay wing to left: 2 windows and door of inner bays, projecting outer bay with door.
Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate piended roof to main block; half-piended wing. 4-flue, stugged ashlar wallhead stacks with cornice.
INTERIOR: not seen 1995.
BOUNDARY WALL: coped ashlar dwarf wall to street (formerly with railings).
GATEPIERS AND LAMP BRACKETS: square-section ashlar with shallow pyramidal caps and cast-iron lamp brackets.
Edinburgh gives the date of circa 1830. A house is shown on this site as early as 1829, but this is more akin to the villas of the Grange area of Edinburgh dating from 1860s.
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