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Latitude: 55.9406 / 55°56'26"N
Longitude: -3.2826 / 3°16'57"W
OS Eastings: 319980
OS Northings: 672689
OS Grid: NT199726
Mapcode National: GBR 82K.KY
Mapcode Global: WH6SK.KY18
Entry Name: 5 and 7 Corstorphine High Street Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 16 February 1976
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 366804
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28591
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Traditional County: Midlothian
Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 7-bay rectangular-plan, pair of plain classical villas. Painted harl; painted ashlar surrounds to openings. Ionic columned doorpieces with plain timber entablature; ball finials to No 7. Carved ogival panel over pend entrance in central bay. Painted margins and window surrounds; projecting cills to windows.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: step to central entrance doorway to No 5; timber panelled door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above; flanking windows at ground and 1st floor. Central doorway to No 7; glazed timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above; flanking windows at ground and 1st floor. Low screen wall to outer left; timber boarded door; carved panel above.
N (CORSTORPHINE HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: unaltered rear elevation to No 7; round-arched stair window; Y tracery to upper sash. Large 2-storey, flat-roofed modern addition to No 5.
Timber sash and case windows; 2-pane replacement to No 5, 12-pane to No 7. Grey slate piended roof; coped wallhead stacks with corniced cans.
INTERIOR: No 7 not seen 1997. Good decorative plasterwork to No 5 including low relief figurative frieze to cornices and door architraves.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: coped sandstone rubble walls to street and rear. Coped gatepiers; timber gates to No 7, iron gates to No 5 at street elevation.
Previously known as Woodbine.
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