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18 Bridge Street

A Category C Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8248 / 55°49'29"N

Longitude: -3.2216 / 3°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 323565

OS Northings: 659741

OS Grid: NT235597

Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.BS

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.HV4G

Entry Name: 18 Bridge Street

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394175

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46808

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Town: Penicuik

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

18th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay terraced house, with 2-bay 19th century shop, on gently falling ground. Tooled ashlar sandstone. Base course; eaves course.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: modern timber door with rectilinear-pattern rectangular fanlight, centred at ground; 2-bay timber shop front to left, with pilasters flanking bays, surmounted by corniced lintel, comprising 2-leaf, 4-panel timber door with plate glass letterbox fanlight to left, 2-pane plate glass shop window to right; window in bay to right at ground; regular fenestration at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: blank rendered gable.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.

N ELEVATION: adjoining terrace.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1999

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge. Pair of regularly spaced slate-hung rectangular piend-roof dormers. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Gablehead stack; corniced, with circular cans. Coped skews.

Statement of Interest

18 Bridge Street is of interest primarily for its traditional form, and the survival of its timber shop front, in a plain yet well proportioned facade.

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