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5, 7 and 9 Ellersly Road, Stable Courtyard (Side Entrance to Westerlea, Capability Scotland Buildings), Including Wall and Adjoining Buildings at Left

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9467 / 55°56'48"N

Longitude: -3.2471 / 3°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 322211

OS Northings: 673331

OS Grid: NT222733

Mapcode National: GBR 89H.RR

Mapcode Global: WH6SL.3S0K

Entry Name: 5, 7 and 9 Ellersly Road, Stable Courtyard (Side Entrance to Westerlea, Capability Scotland Buildings), Including Wall and Adjoining Buildings at Left

Listing Date: 27 January 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 371090

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30276

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Probably Campbell Douglas and J J Stevenson, 1860-9. Single storey U-plan stable buildings, accessed through gabled pend with attic storey above. Stugged, squared and snecked sandstone ashlar with polished dressings. Corniced string course to front elevation at left of pend; cornice above pend; skews, skew-putts and ball finials to gable.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: pair of small 3-pane rectangular windows above string course at left; gabled dormer between, at attic level, breaking eaves, with vertically boarded opening; corniced bipartite window at left of pend; centred window to gable above pend; window at right of pend; wallhead stack with slightly advanced chimney-breast at right.

INNER COURTYARD: 3-bay block at right, with small lean-to construction to re-entrant angle; timber door with rectangular fanlight to bay to centre; large window at left; small window at right; irregularly disposed doors and windows to remaining sides of yard and to adjoining single storey block to rear at right.

WALL AND ADJOINING BUILDINGS AT LEFT: coped rubble boundary wall to street at left, with single storey rectangular-plan building behind, adjoining left (E) arm of courtyard; variety of garage entrances to ground; skewed gable at right incorporating recessed, cilled opening.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Ellersly Road, Westerlea House (Capability Scotland). Former stables to Westerlea House (see separate list description).

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