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338 Gilmerton Road

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9152 / 55°54'54"N

Longitude: -3.1501 / 3°9'0"W

OS Eastings: 328212

OS Northings: 669719

OS Grid: NT282697

Mapcode National: GBR 8YW.F1

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.LL56

Entry Name: 338 Gilmerton Road

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365629

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28177

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1820, possibly by Gillespie Graham. Possibly built as school and schoolhouse. Built close onto street, 2-storey, 3-bay house with gable to road and 2 single storey, 1-bay wings with swept eaves to road, steeply pitched to rear. Harled, raised margins covered in concrete.

E ELEVATION: central 4-panelled door with 2-pane strip fanlight and small timber pediment above, simple bracketed doorpiece over. Windows flanking at ground floor, 2 windows at 1st floor in outer bays, wings each with single window at ground floor. Blind gable ends to N and S. All glazing modern, 2-pane tilt windows. Red pantiles, ashlar coped skews, square central stack to house, harled with simple ashlar cope. Rubble coped rubble walls to rear garden.

INTERIOR: not seen (1995).

Statement of Interest

Similar to school and schoolhouse at Mid-Calder by Gillespie Graham.

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