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Gilmerton 36 Drum Street, the Mechanic Arms

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9052 / 55°54'18"N

Longitude: -3.1323 / 3°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 329304

OS Northings: 668588

OS Grid: NT293685

Mapcode National: GBR 60K5.N0

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.VTLW

Entry Name: Gilmerton 36 Drum Street, the Mechanic Arms

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 367020

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28664

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house, now public house with single storey 2-bay cottage adjoining at rear and single storey modern flat-roofed addition to N gable. Rendered and lined with raised and painted ashlar margins.

E DRUM STREET ELEVATION: doorway to centre, modern door with strip fanlight above. Windows flanking at ground floor; all ground floor windows have modern security grilles. 3 windows at 1st floor with plate glass sashes (adhesive astragals). Modern addition with

2 windows to street.

S GABLE: window at ground floor. Grey slates, ashlar coped skews, broad ashlar coped, harled stacks.

Single storey, 2-bay cottage: adjoining at rear to Ravenscroft Street with door to left with strip fanlight over, window to right. Red pantiles with slate eaves easing course, harled end stack.

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