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68 John Street, Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.829 / 55°49'44"N

Longitude: -3.2233 / 3°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 323467

OS Northings: 660210

OS Grid: NT234602

Mapcode National: GBR 51X1.Y9

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.GRB7

Entry Name: 68 John Street, Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394192

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46824

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house. Tooled sandstone ashlar. Base course; band course between ground and 1st floors. Quoin strips.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: recessed modern door centred at ground. Windows in remaining bays at ground, and in bays at 1st floor.

SE ELEVATION: 2-bay gable, later addition of rendered forestair to left; windows in bays at 1st floor; door to outer left at 1st floor; windows in NE and SE faces of addition.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.

NW ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining building.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.

BOUNDARY WALL: low, coped wall to street, with modern decorative metal railings.

Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge; pair of modern skylights. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Gablehead stacks; coped, with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

Although plain, 68 John Street is of interest for its traditional form, and its corner position.

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