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69-71 Whitehill Street, Newcraighall Parish Church and Church Hall Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9354 / 55°56'7"N

Longitude: -3.0877 / 3°5'15"W

OS Eastings: 332147

OS Northings: 671901

OS Grid: NT321719

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.Z282

Mapcode Global: WH6SV.J2WQ

Entry Name: 69-71 Whitehill Street, Newcraighall Parish Church and Church Hall Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 24 July 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 371103

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30286

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Portobello/Craigmillar

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Henry Hardy, 1876. Rectangular-plan plain Gothic church. Yellow colliery brick with red brick banding and arch heads. Broad gables; brick buttresses; pointed arched openings.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical; lean-to porch with gabletted pointed arched doorway at centre; 2-leaf boarded door; blocked tympanum; paired windows flanking doorway; single windows flanking porch; 3 lancet windows above (central pancet taller). 2 pyramid capped buttresses breaking eaves.

W ELEVATION: 6-bay. Gabletted lancet windows with paired single windows below in bays 2-4. Similarly detailed lancet window in 5th bay with bell above and small side porch below. Paired windows in 1st bay. 6th bay obscurred.

E ELEVATION: bays 1-5 detailed as W elevation, except modern flat roofed addition adjoining at ground in bays 3-5. Pitched roof link between church and hall in 6th bay.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen (1992).

CHURCH HALL: single storey pitched roof. 3 lancet windows to gabled N elevation. 4 segmental-arched windows to E elevation. W elevation obscured by modern flat-roofed addition. S (rear) elevation not seen (1992).

Grey slate roof with yellow ridging; block skewputts.

INTERIOR: not seen 1992.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building not in use.

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