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Latitude: 55.9766 / 55°58'35"N
Longitude: -3.2045 / 3°12'16"W
OS Eastings: 324932
OS Northings: 676615
OS Grid: NT249766
Mapcode National: GBR 8L5.D1
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.R18K
Entry Name: 8 Russell Place, with Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 25 February 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394109
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46747
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth
Traditional County: Midlothian
Circa 1864. 2-storey 2-bay L-plan domestic gothic house with gabled porch and projecting gabled bay. Squared and snecked tooled sandstone with ashlar dressings; stugged quoins; rubble to sides and rear. Chamfered reveals and mullions to window openings. Gabletted skews and bracketed skewputts.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: projecting gabled porch in left bay; boarded timber door in Tudor-arched, stop chamfered surround; arrowslit blind opening in gable; bipartite window in gablehead breaking eaves at 1st floor, with arrowslit blind opening in gable above. 2-storey projecting window in advanced bay to right with stone-mullioned quadripartite windows at ground and 1st floor, stone-slabbed roof and decorative brattishing. Flat-roofed and lean-to garage blocks added to outer left and right respectively.
Plate glass in timber sash and case windows. Grade grey slates. Gabled stone coped stacks with circular cans.
BOUNDARY WALL: stone coped low wall to front.
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