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6 Lennox Row, Edinburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9783 / 55°58'41"N

Longitude: -3.2046 / 3°12'16"W

OS Eastings: 324928

OS Northings: 676802

OS Grid: NT249768

Mapcode National: GBR 8L4.CF

Mapcode Global: WH6SD.RZ6T

Plus Code: 9C7RXQHW+85

Entry Name: 6 Lennox Row, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 6 Lennox Row, Grecian Cottage, with Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 12 December 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370913

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30132

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Forth

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey with basement (2 storeys at rear) 3-bay piend-roofed Greek Revival cottage. Droved ashlar with polished dressings to front, coursed rubble to sides and rear. Rock-cut basement to front, dividing course between basement and ground; eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved windows.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regularly fenestrated. Pilasters with fluted capitals at corners. Greek Doric porch at centre with fluted columns and full entablature: metopes, triglyphs and guttae; unfluted pilasters to rear; glazed timber panelled door.

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

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: 2 sets of stop-chamfered ashlar gatepiers with basecourse and corniced and platformed caps. Low stone coped coursed rubble wall.

Statement of Interest

Grecian Cottage is part of the original feuing of Trinity Mains Farm by lawyer Alexander Scott, built during the early 1820's.

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