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Stable Block, 13-15 Churchill, Morningside, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Morningside, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9328 / 55°55'58"N

Longitude: -3.2059 / 3°12'21"W

OS Eastings: 324759

OS Northings: 671737

OS Grid: NT247717

Mapcode National: GBR 8LN.3R

Mapcode Global: WH6SS.Q4LP

Plus Code: 9C7RWQMV+4J

Entry Name: Stable Block, 13-15 Churchill, Morningside, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 13 and 15 Church Hill with Stable Block, Boundary Walls And_gatepiers

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363982

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27038

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Morningside

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1845., 2-storey 3-bay rectangular-plan symmetrical villa, now subdivided, service wing to E and stable block. Cream sandstone, polished ashlar front with droved dressings, squared and snecked stugged rubble to rear and sides. Base course; cill courses to ground and 1st floor; architraved windows with bracketted cills; eaves cornice with blocking course bearing tablet.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: architraved doorway at centre with consoled cornice, deep-set panelled door and rectangular plate glass fanlight; single window at 1st floor above. Outer bays with single windows to ground and first floor.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: M-piend; central bay with 2 single windows, at 1st floor with balconette. Bay to left with modern conservatory at ground floor, 3 windows of various sizes at 1st floor. Bay to right with door inserted in former window at ground floor, single window at 1st floor above.W ELEVATION: modern faorestair with glazed porch to centre bay. Outer bays with single windows at 1st floor, to right with hortus fenestralis. Coped wallhead stack to left.

E ELEVATION: lower 2-storey service wing projecting to right and centre bays with single windows. Coped wallhead stack to right of main block. STABLE BLOCK: single storey and hayloft, rectangular-plan stable block to NE; squared and snecked stugged rubble with piend roof; large carriage opening (modern door) and single roof with small-pane fanlight; hayloft breaking eaves in half-piended dormer.

Timber sash and case windows, mostly 12-pane, 2 plate glass windows to front elevation. Slate piend roof to lead flashings; 2 wallhead stack (see above), 2 central stacks, octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1992.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: tall rubble wall with semi-circular coping to front, rear and sides, 1 droved ashlar gatepier with cut-away arises and ogee coping, 1 square coped ashlar pier.

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