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Latitude: 55.917 / 55°55'1"N
Longitude: -3.1537 / 3°9'13"W
OS Eastings: 327988
OS Northings: 669927
OS Grid: NT279699
Mapcode National: GBR 8XV.PD
Mapcode Global: WH6ST.JJFS
Entry Name: 1 and 3 Claverhouse Drive with Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 15 April 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389641
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43234
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton
Traditional County: Midlothian
Late 19th century. Semi-detached, symmetrical pair of 2-storey, 3-bay picturesque villas built on ridge. Squared and snecked rubble with polished ashlar dressings; raised and lugged window margins, raised quoins. House to E stonecleaned. Timber sash and case windows with plate glass, some 4-pane glazing. Bracketed eaves with timber barge-boards and kingpost detail to gabled dormerheads, grey slates, corniced ashlar stacks with full complement of octagonal cans. Later rooflights front and rear, No 3 has modern box dormer to N.
N (FRONT) ELEVATION: 2 outer bays of each house broad advanced and gabled, doors to penultimate gabled bays with moulded, consoled doorpiece with round-arched pediment and sun-ray motif to tympanum, single window above. Outer bays with ashlar canted bay at ground floor with stone balustrade to 1st floor bipartite. 2 middle bays with bipartites at ground, single windows above breaking eaves in gabled dormerhead.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: to Mount Vernon Road. Each house with 2-storey advanced gabled bays and a single storey gabled wing projecting at right angles, 2 middle bays with gabled dormerheads breaking eaves.
INTERIOR: not seen (1995).
BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar coped rubble wall to front, higher at rear with vehicular gates.
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