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30 Cairnbank Road

A Category B Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8243 / 55°49'27"N

Longitude: -3.2221 / 3°13'19"W

OS Eastings: 323532

OS Northings: 659685

OS Grid: NT235596

Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.6Z

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.GVWW

Entry Name: 30 Cairnbank Road

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394176

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46810

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Town: Penicuik

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 19th century, with later additions and alterations. Single storey, 4-bay T-plan picturesque gabled lodge. Tooled sandstone ashlar, with polished ashlar margins. Some chamfered arrises. Bargeboards and exposed rafter ends to gables, decorative kingposts with pendants in 2 gables to right at principal elevation.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 4-bay, comprising irregular double gable to right of centre, roll-moulded doorpiece with recessed vertically-boarded timber door and decorative iron hinges to right, surmounted by blank square wall tablet, window centred in return to right; 4-light canted window in gable to left, with stepped stone roof; enlarged windows to left, and centred in gable to outer left.

NE ELEVATION: blank gable, with blank square wall tablet centred in gablehead.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: Single storey wing projecting from centre.

SW ELEVATION: Modern conservatory centred in gable to left.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.

Predominantly timber diamond-pane glazing, with some out-of-character replacement windows. Grey slate roofs, with lead ridges. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Ridge stacks; coped, with circular can

Statement of Interest

30 Cairnbank Road is of interest for its Peddie & Kinnear-like period detailing.

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