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134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh Zoo (Royal Zoological Society of Scotland) Pair of Toilets Flanking West Lodge Complex

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.945 / 55°56'42"N

Longitude: -3.2718 / 3°16'18"W

OS Eastings: 320665

OS Northings: 673172

OS Grid: NT206731

Mapcode National: GBR 84J.RC

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.QT6V

Entry Name: 134 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh Zoo (Royal Zoological Society of Scotland) Pair of Toilets Flanking West Lodge Complex

Listing Date: 11 November 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391398

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44752

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Robert Lorimer, 1913. Single storey, single bay, square-plan Arts and Crafts toilets. Painted harl; base course; piended bell-cast roof.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: screening wall to toilet entrance.

S, E AND W ELEVATIONS: single horizontal window.

Grey slate piended bell-cast roof; pyramidal ventilation panel at apex. Replacement glazing; cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: refurbished cubicles and wash basins to female toilets. Male toilets not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

Robert Lorimer also designed a bandstand (now demolished) and made alterations to the Member's House (see separate list description) for the Edinburgh Zoological Society.

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