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Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Walled Garden

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9035 / 55°54'12"N

Longitude: -3.1866 / 3°11'11"W

OS Eastings: 325908

OS Northings: 668454

OS Grid: NT259684

Mapcode National: GBR 6055.XM

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.0WV6

Entry Name: Frogston Road East, Mortonhall House, Walled Garden

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389649

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43240

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 19th century. Large walled garden. High rubble walls with slab ashlar cope, part brick-lined to E, enclosing just over 1 hectare. Arched entrances to N, W and E with ashlar dressings and boarded timber gates. Brick stack remains just outside walls to E.

Statement of Interest

Currently in use as pasture. Brick stack to E suggests that this brick-lined section of wall was heated. Ruined cottages to N of walled garden not included in listing.

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