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4 Lasswade Road

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.913 / 55°54'46"N

Longitude: -3.1596 / 3°9'34"W

OS Eastings: 327611

OS Northings: 669490

OS Grid: NT276694

Mapcode National: GBR 8WW.HT

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.FMNV

Entry Name: 4 Lasswade Road

Listing Date: 16 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393090

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45982

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 18th century. Single storey, 3-bay cottage. Whitewashed rubble sandstone. Boulder footings to walls; droved dressings.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3 widely spaced bays. Central doorway with modern timber door. Single windows flanking to left and right. Modern warehouse (not included in listing) recessed to outer right.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

12-Pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; coped gablehead stacks; prominent skews.

Statement of Interest

The broad spacing of the openings and pitch of the roof suggest a late 18th century origin. The height of the skews above the slates indicates that the roof was almost certainly thatched in its original state. The building is first clearly indicated on the Ordnance Survey map of 1853.

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