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Latitude: 55.9487 / 55°56'55"N
Longitude: -3.2516 / 3°15'5"W
OS Eastings: 321932
OS Northings: 673560
OS Grid: NT219735
Mapcode National: GBR 88H.V1
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.0RW0
Entry Name: 1 and 1a Easter Belmont Road
Listing Date: 23 July 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 371109
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30291
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Traditional County: Midlothian
F W Deas, 1924. 2-storey, irregular-plan Scottish Arts and Crafts villa; subdivided. Light brown harling with contrasting sandstone details. Base course; overhanging eaves.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: main house forming L-plan with single storey service wing adjoining to E. 2-storey gabled and canted entrance bay to centre of long range; architraved and roll-moulded doorway; panelled door; keystoned vesica in shaped gablehead; stair window to left chamfered angle; single window at ground to right return. Single windows at ground and1st floors to right of canted bay; irregular distribution of windows to right of canted bay. Short wing of L advanced to left; doorway, stairwindow and irregularly distributed single windows to right return; roof swept down to ground floor to N. Short single storey range and pitched roof garage adjoining to left (formerly service wing).
Small-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate piended roof with stone cope; tall stone-coped stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 2001.
3 plain harled and stone-coped gatepiers.
The first house to be built in the Easter Belmont Road development. Designed for Mrs J Murray Reid. Easter Belmont Road is a group of large, idiosyncratic villas designed by high profile architects during the 1920s and 1930s including F Deas, B Orphoot, H Tarbolton, M Ochterlony, B Spence and W Kininmonth. The villas are representative of the international styles that influenced British architecture during the inter-war period.
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