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Latitude: 55.9489 / 55°56'56"N
Longitude: -3.2528 / 3°15'9"W
OS Eastings: 321862
OS Northings: 673582
OS Grid: NT218735
Mapcode National: GBR 88G.MZ
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.0QBW
Entry Name: 2 Easter Belmont Road, 'Cuill'
Listing Date: 23 July 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 371114
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB30296
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Traditional County: Midlothian
Orphoot, Whiting & Bryce, 1928. 2-storey, near rectangular-plan villa in mixed Arts and Crafts/Continental style; subdivided. Cream harling. Swept overhanging eaves.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: advanced open arcaded loggia; boarded door; roof above swept down over loggia with gabled dormer. 2-storey gabled bay to outer left; single window at ground; tripartite window at 1st floor. Windows at both floors in 2 bays to right of loggia.
E ELEVATION: gabled bay with timber and glass conservatory at ground and 2 windows at 1st floor.
INTERIOR: not seen 2001.
Fixed and casement steel-framed windows with small-pane glazing. Grey pantiled roof; 3 coped stacks.
Designed for the Trustees of Dr Peter Orphoot. The use of the loggia is typical of the Orphoot, Whiting and Bryce practice. 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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