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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 367020
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28664
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton
Traditional County: Midlothian
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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