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9 Gordon Terrace, Netherbrae, Including Gatepiers, Boundary Walls and Garage

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9241 / 55°55'26"N

Longitude: -3.168 / 3°10'4"W

OS Eastings: 327109

OS Northings: 670725

OS Grid: NT271707

Mapcode National: GBR 8TR.SW

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.9CPD

Entry Name: 9 Gordon Terrace, Netherbrae, Including Gatepiers, Boundary Walls and Garage

Listing Date: 25 March 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390916

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44218

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Southside/Newington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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W N Thomson of Leith, 1897. 2-storey nearly rectangular-plan freestyle house. Squared and snecked red sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Base course; broad dividing band course; overhanging eaves; 1st floor windows breaking eaves in stylized round-arched and triangular pediments; stone mullioned bipartite windows; later dormer windows break roof to SW and to NE.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Squat tapering columns mounted on pair of projecting walls support an open pedimented porch; timber panelled door with single window immediately to right; canted window to centre, lights to 2 faces only; bipartite window to 1st floor above; bipartite windows to both floors of flanking bays; turreted single storey projection with 2-light window to right corner.

Leaded panes in canted window; leaded stained glass in window to right of door; 2-pane timber sash and case, small-pane upper sashes, to all other windows. Grey slate timber roof, swept at eaves; corniced stacks; cast-iron rainwater goods.

BOUNDARY WALLS: polished sandstone ashlar gateposts with scrolled ball finials surmounting. Planked timber gates with wrought iron panels. Coped rubble sandstone boundary walls to street. Mansard-roofed garage to W, converted from stables (1911).

Statement of Interest

West Coast materials and details predominate in this house for Henry Duncan Christie.

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