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Latitude: 55.9448 / 55°56'41"N
Longitude: -3.2757 / 3°16'32"W
OS Eastings: 320424
OS Northings: 673156
OS Grid: NT204731
Mapcode National: GBR 83J.ZF
Mapcode Global: WH6SK.NTCZ
Entry Name: 30 Old Kirk Road, Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 11 November 1997
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391400
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44754
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield
Traditional County: Midlothian
Sir James Miller, 1931. 2-storey, 5-bay, irregular-plan and height, flat-roofed Art Deco modern house. Whitewashed rendered brick; brick base course. Projecting cills.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed bay to outer left comprising replacement steel door to ground. Advanced bay to left comprising single window at ground and 1st floor to outer left; timber door to right; cantilevered overhang; oculus at 1st floor. Narrow triangular oriel stair window rising through ground and 1st floors in advanced bay to right. Recessed bay to right comprising window at ground to left.
Painted, steel windows; hopper and casement openings to upper panes; mottled glass to stair window.
INTERIOR: not seen 1997.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: low coped stepped, sandstone wall. Iron piers flanking pedestrian and vehicular entrances to outer left and right; iron gates.
An early example of modernist architecture in Scotland, with the majority of flat-roofed, modern-styled houses built between 1933 38. Notable for retaining in good condition, prominent modernist features, including glazing, triangular oriel stairway and door.
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