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Roseburn Cliff, 1-3 (Inclusive Nos) George Pape's Widows' Cottages

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Roseburn Cliff, 1-3 (Inclusive Nos) George Pape's Widows' Cottages

Listing Date: 18 September 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 370939

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30152

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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