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Latitude: 55.9789 / 55°58'44"N
Longitude: -3.2104 / 3°12'37"W
OS Eastings: 324564
OS Northings: 676874
OS Grid: NT245768
Mapcode National: GBR 8K4.66
Mapcode Global: WH6SD.NZFC
Entry Name: 27 Primrose Bank Road, with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 25 February 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394097
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46740
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1895. 2 storey, 2-bay T-plan Arts and Crafts cottage, perhaps by Hippolyte Blanc. Snecked and squared bull-faced red sandstone with polished dressings; projecting base course; bracketted overhanging eaves with bargeboarding.
N (PRIMROSE BANK) ELEVATION: jerkin-headed bay to left; corniced tripartite window with projecting cornice above to ground floor, bipartite window in gable above; trefoil decoration in bracketted bargeboarding. Bipartite windows at ground and 1st floors in right bay, breaking eaves in swept roof above.
E ELEVATION: entrance in lean-to slate-roofed wooden porch, small window under eaves above; single window at ground floor to left.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: narrow bay to left with single windows at ground and breaking eaves with swept roof at 1st floor. Advanced central bay with pitched roof to W and S, gable to E; single windows at ground and breaking eaves above to W, later French doors to S; rear entrance in single storey pitch-roofed extension to right.
Regular fenestration, predominantly 9-pane above, plate glass below in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates with terracotta ridge. Asymmetrically placed corniced stone stacks with circular cans.
BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: ashlar gatepiers with chamfered corners and corniced pyramidal caps.
The land upon which this house stands was originally intended for a manse for Wardie Church, but was sold in 1889 by the Managers in order to raise money for the building of the church.
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