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1A Duddingston Park, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9488 / 55°56'55"N

Longitude: -3.1195 / 3°7'10"W

OS Eastings: 330186

OS Northings: 673430

OS Grid: NT301734

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.Y73F

Mapcode Global: WH6SN.1QTY

Plus Code: 9C7RWVXJ+G6

Entry Name: 1A Duddingston Park, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 1A Duddingston Park, Former Janitor`s House

Listing Date: 14 September 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 371014

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30208

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200371014

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Portobello/Craigmillar

Traditional County: Midlothian

Tagged with: Caretaker's house Caretaker's house

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William Lambie Moffat, 1875-6. 2-storey rectangular plan,
Domestic Gothic house. Squared and snecked sandstone with
ashlar dressings. Chamfered reveals, mannered lintels;
stone mullions and transoms. Adjoined to boundary walls of
Portobello High School Annexe.
W ELEVATION: 3-bay. Hoodmoulded door at centre with plate
glass fanlight; small window above. Wide gabled bay to
outer left with tripartite at ground and bipartite at
1st floor and trefoil panel in gablehead; bipartites to
each floor at outer right, breaking eaves in gabled
dormerhead at 1st floor.
E ELEVATION: to playground. Door at centre; lean-to play
shelter adjoined, continuous with retaining walls. Bipartite
windows to outer bays at 1st floor, in wide, gabled bay
to right, breaking.
Former addition to ground to S elevation. Single storey
gabled projection to N elevation.
Plate glass and small-pane glazing patterns in sash and case
windows. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews. End stacks.
RETAINING WALLS AND PIERS: stugged sandstone rubble
retaining walls, adjoined to those of school; gablet capped
piers at intervals to W. Cast-iron arrowhead gate.

Statement of Interest

Listed as a largely unaltered component of a typical

Victorian school Complex. Portobello High School Annexe

to S, listed separately.

Detached polychrome brick structure to north is not

included in the listing.

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