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Latitude: 55.946 / 55°56'45"N
Longitude: -3.235 / 3°14'6"W
OS Eastings: 322963
OS Northings: 673236
OS Grid: NT229732
Mapcode National: GBR 8DJ.60
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.8TR3
Plus Code: 9C7RWQW7+9X
Entry Name: George Pape's Widows Cottages, 1 Roseburn Cliff, Edinburgh
Listing Name: Roseburn Cliff, 1-3 (Inclusive Nos) George Pape's Widows' Cottages
Listing Date: 18 September 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 370939
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30152
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Traditional County: Midlothian
McArthy and Watson, 1894. Single storey and basement harled cottages with red sandstone quoins and long and short surrounds. Centred inscription above principal window to SW elevation; 1676 heraldic panel to gable of central projecting bay at rear (SE).
NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 5-bay. Pair of symmetrically disposed, gabled, half-timbered bays with stairs to entrance doors at ground floor between and to either side; gabled bays canted with 3 lights to front and overhanging eaves.
SW ELEVATION: pair of small windows to left at basement level; small window to left at floor above; larger centred window with recessed panel for inscription above; gablehead stack.
SE ELEVATION: 5-bay. Window to all bays to either side of advanced gabled bay at centre; wide doorway to central bay at ground, with panel above.
Small-paned timber-framed sash and case windows. Red tiled roof; banded sandstone and rubble ridge and shouldered gablehead stacks; cast-iron rainwater goods.
Inscription: In accordance with the will of George Pape of Coltbridge House these cottages were built for the use of three poor widows in all time coming AD 1894.
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