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Nether Liberton House, Old Mill Lane, Nether Liberton, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9236 / 55°55'24"N

Longitude: -3.1645 / 3°9'52"W

OS Eastings: 327326

OS Northings: 670666

OS Grid: NT273706

Mapcode National: GBR 8VS.H1

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.CCBR

Plus Code: 9C7RWRFP+C5

Entry Name: Nether Liberton House, Old Mill Lane, Nether Liberton, Edinburgh

Listing Name: Nether Liberton, Old Mill Lane, Nether Liberton House

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365544

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28101

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Southside/Newington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

18th century, remodelled circa 1840. 2-storey 3-bay double pile near rectangular-plan house. Harled, (painted orange), with polished sandstone dressings. Strip quoins; cornice.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: lean-to porch at ground in central bay; boarded timber door with decorative iron hinges to left return; single window to porch and to 1st floor above; advanced gabled bay to outer right with single windows to both floors; single windows to both floors in bay to outer left.

N ELEVATION: M-gabled. Window formed from door to ground outer right; single window to 1st floor outer right.

S ELEVATION: advanced gabled bay to outer right with single windows to both floors; single windows to both floors in bay to left. Painted coped rubble wall at right angles to outer right links to outbuilding.

E ELEVATION: lean-to porch at ground in centre; boarded timber door with decorative iron hinges to left return; single windows in centre and to right return; single window to 1st floor above and to both floors of outer right and outer left bays; small square window to 1st between central and left windows.

Variety of glazing patterns including 12-pane and 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slate roof. Single corniced octagonal flue to gable of W elevation; paired corniced octagonal flues elsewhere.

INTERIOR: architraved doorways; panelled doors; cast-iron balusters and timber handrail to stone stair; plain plaster cornices; decorative plaster ceiling rose.

BOUNDARY WALLS: high coped rubble sandstone wall to garden to N. Modern single storey flat-roofed outbuildings to S of main building.

Statement of Interest

May have served as dower house to Inch House.

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