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Wheatfield House, 1 Craigentinny Crescent, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9566 / 55°57'23"N

Longitude: -3.137 / 3°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 329105

OS Northings: 674309

OS Grid: NT291743

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.XP6B

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.SJCZ

Plus Code: 9C7RXV47+J5

Entry Name: Wheatfield House, 1 Craigentinny Crescent, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 1 Craigentinny Crescent

Listing Date: 4 September 1995

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364231

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27182

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Craigentinny/Duddingston

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid to later 19th century with later alterations and additions. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-planned classical house. Droved ashlar with polished ashlar dressings; harled side and rear elevations. Base course, eaves course and cornice, rusticated quoins.

S ELEVATION: deep-set panelled Edinburgh door with ornamental rectangular fanlight above; window at 1st floor above. Window to each floor of flanking bays.

N ELEVATION: full-height later addition to centre with door with rectangular fanlight above flanked to right by window at ground and 1st floor above.

Later timber windows with 6-pane upper and 2-pane casement to lower. Piended roof; tall droved ashlar coped wallhead stacks to side elevations.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1995.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble, harled to exterior.

Statement of Interest

The house is named Wheatfield House. It is unusual in this part of Portobello which is made up principally of 1930s single storey housing.

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