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Latitude: 55.9783 / 55°58'41"N
Longitude: -3.205 / 3°12'18"W
OS Eastings: 324901
OS Northings: 676797
OS Grid: NT249767
Mapcode National: GBR 8L4.9G
Mapcode Global: WH6SD.RZ0W
Plus Code: 9C7RXQHV+8X
Entry Name: South Gothic Cottage, 22 Russell Place, Edinburgh
Listing Name: 22 Russell Place, South Gothic Cottage, with Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 12 December 1974
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 370948
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30156
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1825. Single storey and attic asymmetrical gothic cottage with later extension. Fine droved ashlar to S and W, coursed rubble to E and N. Hoodmoulds and chamferred surrounds to windows. Base course. Projecting eaves with scalloped barge-boarding to gables.
W ELEVATION: 3-bay. Entrance in slightly advanced centre bay; timber-panelled door with plate glass fanlight in chamferred, Tudor-arched and hoodmoulded surround. 2-light pointed-arched window in left bay.
S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Advanced centre bay; canted window projecting lead roof, scalloped barge-boarding, stone mullions and perpendicular tracery; stained glass to 8 upper panes. 2-light pointed-arched window to left bay, 3-light to right.
E ELEVATION: later projecting 2-bay extension to right, built in squared and snecked sandstone, return to S in droved ashlar. Timber-panelled door with plate glass fanlight in chamferred surround in left bay; 3-light pointed-arched window in right bay.
INTERIORS: good plasterwork, chimneypieces and gothic joinery details.
Predominantly timber sash and case pointed-arched windows. Graded grey slates. Diagonally-set slim corniced ashlar stacks with deorative octagonal cans.
Elegantly detailed early example of a gothic cottage ornee. A group comprises 3 gothic cottages, Nos 22, 23 and 24 Russell Place. The cottages form part of the early 19th century projected development of the lands of Trinity Mains by the lawyer Alexander Scott, shown on Wood's 1826 plan of Leith.
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