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5 Easter Belmont Road, Brucehill

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9481 / 55°56'53"N

Longitude: -3.254 / 3°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 321781

OS Northings: 673494

OS Grid: NT217734

Mapcode National: GBR 88H.C8

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.ZRMH

Entry Name: 5 Easter Belmont Road, Brucehill

Listing Date: 23 July 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 371111

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30293

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Orphoot, Whiting & Bryce. 2-storey, U-plan villa with MacLaren/Voysey influence. Cream harling. Swept overhanging eaves; slender concrete ledges over windows.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 2 advanced gabled wings joined by low wall and timber fencing to street forming court. Round-arched gateway in advanced bay to left; decorative wrought-iron gate (closing passage to entrance); irregular size and distribution of windows to both floors to court. Gabled bay offset to right of centre; bowed oriel stair tower at 1st floor in re-entrant angle with advanced bay to right. Fixed and casement windows with small-pane glazing. Grey slate roof with stone coping; stone coped ridge and wallhead stacks; original rainwater goods, including hoppers.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

Designed for Euan Barclay Robertson. 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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