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5 York Road, with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9764 / 55°58'35"N

Longitude: -3.2031 / 3°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 325018

OS Northings: 676590

OS Grid: NT250765

Mapcode National: GBR 8L5.P3

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.R1XQ

Entry Name: 5 York Road, with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370726

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB29995

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1820. Plain classical 2-storey 3-bay piend-roofed house. Sandstone ashlar, random rubble to sides. Dividing course between ground and 2nd floor; eaves cornice.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regular fenestration at 1st floor. Later bowed glazed iron porch added below stone cornice of doorpiece; timber panelled door with decorative fanlight above. Later canted bay (painted) to right at ground floor with stop-chamfered surrounds to windows and panelled blocking course above. Decorative wrought-iron balcony at 1st floor.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Stone-coped wallhead stacks with circular cans.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: stone-coped rubble wall to front; panelled gatepiers (painted) with corniced caps.

Statement of Interest

Originally known as Trinity Villa. Built in the 1st phase of feuing by the lawyer Alexander Scott of the lands of Trinity Mains farm. The intended feuing is shown on Kirkwood's 1817 map.

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