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1 and 3 Claverhouse Drive with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.917 / 55°55'1"N

Longitude: -3.1539 / 3°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 327976

OS Northings: 669922

OS Grid: NT279699

Mapcode National: GBR 8XV.MF

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.JJCT

Entry Name: 1 and 3 Claverhouse Drive with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389642

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43234

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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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