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Duddingston, the Causeway, Bella Vista Studio (Former Billiards-House) with Lamp Standards

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9426 / 55°56'33"N

Longitude: -3.149 / 3°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 328328

OS Northings: 672768

OS Grid: NT283727

Mapcode National: GBR 8YK.M7

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.LWNQ

Entry Name: Duddingston, the Causeway, Bella Vista Studio (Former Billiards-House) with Lamp Standards

Listing Date: 19 May 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370839

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30076

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Craigentinny/Duddingston

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Later 19th century. Flat-roofed single storey rectangular-plan former billiards-house. Squared and snecked stugged sandstone. 3 bays to S and W divided by large Jacobean balusters on pediments with strapwork decoration, surmounted by fluted blocks and cornice of earlier origin (circa 1840) from another site. Moulded cornice and blocking course.

S ELEVATION: 2-leaf timber panelled door in moulded stop-chamfered surround with Greek key design below cornice, flanked by corniced windows.

LAMP STANDARDS: 2 decorative cast-iron lamp standards flanking S elevation.

Plate glass in timber sash and case windows. Felted flat roof.

Statement of Interest

B group comprises the Garden Pavilion and former Billiards House at Bella Vista, a house built in 1801, but much enlarged in 1875 and further altered at later dates. The balusters may originally have been part of a balustrade, having been split for use at Bella Vista. An extra one has been placed against the adjoining

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