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2 and 3 Newhalls Road, the Two Bridges Hotel

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9897 / 55°59'23"N

Longitude: -3.3875 / 3°23'15"W

OS Eastings: 313537

OS Northings: 678288

OS Grid: NT135782

Mapcode National: GBR 21.VLWQ

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.YQ11

Entry Name: 2 and 3 Newhalls Road, the Two Bridges Hotel

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386281

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40357

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century; altered 19th century and 20th century. Droved ashlar; smooth ashlar dressings. Original building 2-storey and attic, 3-bay villa; 2-storey wings added at E and W; base course; 1st floor band course; moulded eaves cornice; raised cills. Modern conservatory to W.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central section: 3-bay symmetrical facade; central arched doorpiece with pilasters; delicate umbrella fanlight; regular fenestration. W wing: 2-storey, 3-light canted bay with pediment over. E wing: 3-light canted bay at ground floor; single window with dormerhead above.

E ELEVATION: M-gabled; single storey extension to left; single window in right bay at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: irregular fenestration.

W ELEVATION: 2-storey advanced bay; single storey conservatory added to lower bay.

Variety of glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Slate roof; straight skews; low ashlar stacks at gableheads.

Statement of Interest

Appears on 1st Edition O S Map as Moncrief House; on the 2nd and 3rd Editions it is called Newhalls Villa; at the date of listing in 1979 it was still a private house, although then called Holst House. In 1992 it was converted to a public house and restaurant.

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