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Latitude: 55.8262 / 55°49'34"N
Longitude: -3.2215 / 3°13'17"W
OS Eastings: 323576
OS Northings: 659891
OS Grid: NT235598
Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.C9
Mapcode Global: WH6T5.HT6F
Entry Name: 13 High Street, the Old Crown Inn
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394182
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46816
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Penicuik
Traditional County: Midlothian
Mid 18th century, with later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay near-symmetrical inn, in use as public house. Tooled sandstone ashlar, painted, with polished ashlar margins. Base course; corniced lintel at ground; eaves course.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 7-bay, pilastraded public house front at ground, comprising 2-leaf, 4-panel timber door centred at ground, flanked by windows and with further windows in penultimate bay from right, and outer left, remaining bays blank, with decorative wall-mounted painted timber public house signs. 3 regularly-spaced windows at 1st floor. Painted timber public house sign on wall-mounted decorative wrought-iron bracket, depicting relief of St Edward's Crown upon cushion.
NE ELEVATION: adjoining neighbour in terrace (15-23 High Street, see separate listing).
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.
SW ELEVATION: adjoining neighbour in terrace (9 and 11 High Street, see separate listing).
INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.
Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Brick gablehead stack; coped, with circular and octagonal cans. Coped skews.
The Old Crown Inn is of interest for its original date, now much altered in the High Street, and for its pilastraded front, a feature of Penicuik's commercial structures.
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