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Liberton Drive, Tower House Stables, with Outbuildings, Gatepiers and Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9146 / 55°54'52"N

Longitude: -3.1768 / 3°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 326538

OS Northings: 669676

OS Grid: NT265696

Mapcode National: GBR 8RW.Z8

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.5LGP

Entry Name: Liberton Drive, Tower House Stables, with Outbuildings, Gatepiers and Walls

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365641

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28187

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Later 18th century. 2-storey, 3 bay, L-plan farmhouse to S of Liberton Tower. Random rubble with droved ashlar dressings. Purple slates, ashlar coped skews, rubble stacks with simple ashlar cornice.

S ELEVATION: door to centre with large modern timber and glazed porch, windows flanking at ground floor, 3 windows at 1st floor, lying-pane glazing to renewed sashes. Large modern velux to attic.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-storey wing to NE at rear, harled gable to N. OUTBUILDINGS, GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble outbuildings and stables at rear. Gatepiers to S with ball finials adjoining rubble, rubble coped garden wall extending to S.

Statement of Interest

Listed for group value with Liberton Tower, a Scheduled Ancient Monument and listed separately, sited to N of house.

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