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4 Claverhouse Drive with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9175 / 55°55'3"N

Longitude: -3.154 / 3°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 327973

OS Northings: 669981

OS Grid: NT279699

Mapcode National: GBR 8XV.M7

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.JJBF

Entry Name: 4 Claverhouse Drive with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389643

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43235

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Style of Hippolyte Blanc, circa 1900. Single storey and attic, 3-bay villa with single storey, 1 bay recessed flat-roofed wing adjoining E gable later converted to a garage with enlarged opening and timber doors. Relatively plain to road; rear elevation more elaborate. Coursed red sandstone with ashlar margins and dressings, base course, cornice, blocking course. Timber sash and case windows, predominantly 6-pane glazing pattern. Ashlar skews to mansard roof with grey-green slates, moulded ashlar stacks, rounded to front and rear as semi-engaged colonnettes. Cast-iron rainwater goods

S ELEVATION: 3 windows at ground floor with flower motif in panel to lintel. 3 stone dormers dormers rising above wallhead at 1st floor, outer bays triangular pedimented with finials, centre bay with semi-circular pediment. Recessed porch adjoining W gable, moulded & pedimented surround, panelled door.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: coursed rubble with 2 advanced, polished ashlar piended bays extending through both floors, canted at ground with 4-light windows, stepped string course above with moulded panel; bays corbelled to square in substantial wallhead breaking eaves above, with advanced pedimented and finialed ashlar dormers to attic with bipartites. Iron finials to piend roofs.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar coped squared rubble wall with wire mesh fence to road, rubble coped rubble wall to garden at rear.

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