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39 Corstorphine Road, Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9453 / 55°56'43"N

Longitude: -3.2423 / 3°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 322507

OS Northings: 673172

OS Grid: NT225731

Mapcode National: GBR 8BJ.Q8

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.5T9M

Entry Name: 39 Corstorphine Road, Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 18 September 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 366798

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28587

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1840. 2-storey, 3-bay, symmetrical, rectangular-plan house, with 2-storey extension to W at rear, adjoining single storey gabled block to E. Squared and snecked sandstone rubble with droved quoins and long and short surrounds. Consoled cornice to doorpiece to entrance. Plain margins to windows ; block cills to 1st floor, block cills.

N (MAIN) ELEVATION: recessed door and fanlight to doorpiece to centre at ground; window to each flanking bay and to every bay at 1st floor. Small lean-to porch towards rear at E side; window to return.

2-pane timber sash and case windows; PVCu windows to ground. Grey slate piended roof to main block fronting Corstorphine Road and to block at W at rear; grey slate double-pitch roof to block at E; coped and shouldered wallhead stacks to each block with moulded octagonal and cylindrical cans; cast-iron rainwater goods.

BOUNDARY WALL: roughly coped tall rubble boundary wall, with round-arched opening to entrance gate.

Statement of Interest

Plain, original stone house, largely unaltered.

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