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Original Roslin Hotel, Main Street, Roslin

A Category C Listed Building in Lasswade, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8571 / 55°51'25"N

Longitude: -3.1638 / 3°9'49"W

OS Eastings: 327243

OS Northings: 663264

OS Grid: NT272632

Mapcode National: GBR 60BQ.T7

Mapcode Global: WH6T6.C1NQ

Plus Code: 9C7RVR4P+RF

Entry Name: Original Roslin Hotel, Main Street, Roslin

Listing Name: Roslin, Main Street, the Original Rosslyn Hotel

Listing Date: 7 March 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390869

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44175

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lasswade

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian West

Parish: Lasswade

Traditional County: Midlothian

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1857 with later addition to E, dated 1892. 2-storey, 6-bay hotel with single storey, 4-bay separate addition to E. Stugged ashlar sandstone; stugged and snecked ashlar sandstone to addition; base course; raised, painted and droved margins to windows; strip quoins to 3-bay block to right; quoins to angles of block to left.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 10-bay with 4-bay addition set back to outer right. Bays grouped 3-3-4. 3-bay block to centre: later plastic pilastered and corniced doorpiece in bay to centre; chamfered, architraved doorway behind; timber panelled door; window at 1st floor above. Window at each floor in bays to right and left. 3-bay block to outer left: window at 1st floor in bay to centre. Window at each floor in bays to right and left. Single-storey, 4-bay block recessed to outer right: square-plan, piend roofed porch to centre with multi-pane glazed 2-leaf doors to right return. Rectangular panel with date and initials to right of centre. 2-light mullioned window in bay to right. Small window in bay to left. Boarded door in bay to outer left.

SE (RETURN) ELEVATION: 3-bay, symmetrical. Architraved doorway in bay to centre; timber panelled door; blank circular reserve to gablehead above; ashlar coped gablehead stack. Window at each floor in bays to left and right.

12-pane timber sash and case windows; small-pane porch and 8-pane fixed horizontal window to addition. Grey slate roof; piended slate roof to addition; ashlar coped stacks; ashlar skews; cast-iron rainwater goods.

Statement of Interest

It would appear, from the front elevation, that the hotel is probably an amalgamation of two 3-bay dwellings.

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