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Public House, 20, 22 Main Street, Balerno

A Category C Listed Building in Balerno, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.884 / 55°53'2"N

Longitude: -3.339 / 3°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 316335

OS Northings: 666464

OS Grid: NT163664

Mapcode National: GBR 503D.XL

Mapcode Global: WH6SX.PC5K

Plus Code: 9C7RVMM6+J9

Entry Name: Public House, 20, 22 Main Street, Balerno

Listing Name: 20 and 22 Main Street, Including Grey Horse Inn

Listing Date: 26 October 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364122

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27124

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Pentland Hills

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1850. 2-storey, 3-bay, near-symmetrical, rectangular-plan, flatted house, now public house with lower 2-bay block attached at angle to left. Rubble with painted ashlar margins, droved dressings; raised quoins; raised cills.

NE ELEVATION: 3 near-symmetrical bays. Door off-centre to right, earlier 20th century, narrow 2-leaf wooden door with glazed upper panel; wooden painted shop sign above. Window immediately to left; blocked narrow door immediately to right; blocked door between 2 outer right bays. Windows near-symmetrically disposed at 1st floor. 2 gabled dormers symmetrically disposed. Lower, 2-bay single storey, pantiled roof block at angle following street pattern to outer left; roof level possible altered. Deep-set door to outer right; 2-leaf boarded door. Paired doors to outer left, dividing wooden jamb. Boarded door to left with 3-pane upper panel; 4-panelled door to outer left, glazed overdoor with border; wooden lintel. Blocked opening at centre above doors.

4-pane sash and case windows; ground floor windows etched, 2-pane over plate glass; barred with brass bars internally. Grey slate roof; ashlar coping to skews; broad, rendered and coped apex stacks. Pantiled at 2-bay block; stone ridge; cement mortar at junction with main building.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

The inn is shown on the 2nd edition map and is a simple traditional building on the main street of the village.

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