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Craigcrook Castle Craigcrook Road

A Category B Listed Building in Inverleith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.955 / 55°57'17"N

Longitude: -3.2657 / 3°15'56"W

OS Eastings: 321068

OS Northings: 674272

OS Grid: NT210742

Mapcode National: GBR 86D.0S

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.TL36

Entry Name: Craigcrook Castle Craigcrook Road

Listing Date: 14 July 1966

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365431

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28014

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Inverleith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mainly 17th century, originally 2-storey and basement Z-plan 30' x 23' with SW round tower 20' dia and NE tower 17' square, turret stair at SE angle; E addition soon afterwards with E angle turrets; NW addition infilling re-entrant angle and making S and W front of approximately

equal length, entrance tower and small NE addition WH Playfair 1835. Further addition on E, Thomas Leadbetter 1891. Crowstepped gables and pedimented dormer windows, roll-moulded arched gateway. Some 19th century interior work of interest, murals by David Roberts.

Statement of Interest

Built by the Adamsons. Later belonged to John Strachan. Home of Lord Jeffrey 1815-50. The Leadbetter alterations were for Robert Croall.

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