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Latitude: 55.8256 / 55°49'32"N
Longitude: -3.2216 / 3°13'17"W
OS Eastings: 323569
OS Northings: 659823
OS Grid: NT235598
Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.BJ
Mapcode Global: WH6T5.HT4X
Entry Name: 17 and 18 the Square
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394193
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46825
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Penicuik
Traditional County: Midlothian
1860. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay symmetrical house. Tooled sandstone ashlar, with polished dressings. Base course; eaves course. Raised margins. Strip quoins. Stone mullions.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central doorpiece comprising stop-moulded arrises and corniced lintel, modern door with 2-pane rectangular fanlight; tripartite windows to left and right; window pedimented with consoles at 1st floor centre; corbelled 3-light oriel windows to left and right at 1st floor, continuing at 2nd floor and breaking eaves, with stop-moulded arrises at 1st floor, columnar mullions at 2nd floor; window centred at 2nd floor.
NW ELEVATION: adjoining building.
NE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.
SE ELEVATION: tooled , squared and snecked gable with long and short quoins; modern 4-panel timber door with shallow 2-pane rectangular fanlight, to outer right at ground; window to outer right at 1st and 2nd floors.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.
Timber sash and case windows, predominantly 4-pane. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge; modern skylights. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Rendered and lined gablehead stacks; coped, with circular cans. Coped skews.
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