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18 and 20 St John's Road Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9424 / 55°56'32"N

Longitude: -3.2765 / 3°16'35"W

OS Eastings: 320365

OS Northings: 672890

OS Grid: NT203728

Mapcode National: GBR 83K.S9

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.MWYT

Entry Name: 18 and 20 St John's Road Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 11 November 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391402

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44755

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 20th century. 2-storey, 6-bay. Rendered, timber framed Old English houses. Red sandstone surrounds to openings at ground; overhanging timber eaves; dividing band course; corniced dormers, oriels and bay windows.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: bay to left comprises 3-light canted window at ground; single window at 1st floor breaking eaves. Timber panelled door at ground in bay to inner left; single light at 1st floor above. Pair of advanced gabled bays to centre; 2-light windows at ground; 3-light canted oriel windows at 1st floor above. Single windows to ground and 1st floor in bay to inner right. 3-light canted window at ground; single window at 1st floor breaking eaves in bay to outer right.

Variety of glazing patterns and methods of opening, including small pane timber sash and case windows, casements and fixed windows. Grey slate roof; red ridge tiles; moulded skews; coped ridge stacks; circular cans; rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped boundary wall with vehicular entrances at outer left and right.

Statement of Interest

A picturesque pair, notable for their timber-framed gables and overhanging timber eaves.

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