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35 Spylaw Street

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9079 / 55°54'28"N

Longitude: -3.2575 / 3°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 321483

OS Northings: 669021

OS Grid: NT214690

Mapcode National: GBR 87Y.NP

Mapcode Global: WH6SR.XRZT

Entry Name: 35 Spylaw Street

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370306

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29824

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century with late 19th century piend-roofed extension to rear. Single storey (2 storeys to rear), 3-bay L-plan cottage with gable-head stacks. Painted coursed sandstone rubble with droved quoins and dressings. 2 steps approaching central 2-leaf timber-boarded door with border-glazed inner door and small-paned fanlight. Irregular fenestration to rear.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to S (front); some non-traditional glazing to rear. Corniced brick stacks (stack to left rendered); clay cans. Graded grey slates. Ashlar coped skews.

Statement of Interest

Spylaw street is one of the main streets of old Colinton village. Although few of the buildings are of exceptional architectural merit, together they form a very picturesque group, which gives this part of Colinton its distinctly unique and village-like character. This traditional cottage is of significant value to streetscape.

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