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55 and 57 Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Former Kennels

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9026 / 55°54'9"N

Longitude: -3.1863 / 3°11'10"W

OS Eastings: 325924

OS Northings: 668360

OS Grid: NT259683

Mapcode National: GBR 6055.ZX

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.0WZV

Entry Name: 55 and 57 Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Former Kennels

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389647

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43239

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Pair of single storey, semi-detached T-plan cottages sited to S of walled garden, formerly with kennels. Squared and snecked stugged rubble with ashlar dressings, rubble to sides and rear. Steps to central doors with letterbox fanlights, flanking windows with modern glazing. 2-bay wings projecting at rear with small-pane timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates, bracketted eaves and timber barge boards to gable ends. End and mutual ashlar stacks, shouldered and corniced with moulded cans.

Statement of Interest

Shown as kennels on 1855 map. Presumably originally with runs at rear. Walled garden to N, Mortonhall House and associated buildings listed separately. Listed for group value.

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