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9 and 11 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8261 / 55°49'34"N

Longitude: -3.2215 / 3°13'17"W

OS Eastings: 323572

OS Northings: 659886

OS Grid: NT235598

Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.BB

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.HT5G

Entry Name: 9 and 11 High Street

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394181

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46815

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay terraced house with shop at ground. Tooled sandstone ashlar, polished ashlar dressings. Panelled apron; corniced fascia, partly-obscured by modern signage; eaves course. Segmental-arched windows at 1st floor. Chamfered arrises.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6-bay at ground, comprising 5-bay pilastraded shop front to left, with modern door with plate glass fanlight at centre, flanked by pairs of windows. Shouldered, moulded doorpiece in bay to outer right at ground, with former 2-leaf, now 4-panel timber door and plate glass shouldered rectangular fanlight. Window centred at 1st floor, bipartite windows in bays to left and right.

NE ELEVATION: adjoining terraced building (13 High Street, The Old Crown Inn, see separate listing)

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.

SW ELEVATION: coursed rubble gable, adjoined to terraced neighbour (5 and 7 High Street, see separate listing).

INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Tooled ashlar gablehead stack; corniced, with circular cans. Coped skew.

Statement of Interest

A traditional design appropriate to its terraced High Street location.

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