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23-24 The Square, Penicuik

A Category C Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8257 / 55°49'32"N

Longitude: -3.2219 / 3°13'18"W

OS Eastings: 323547

OS Northings: 659842

OS Grid: NT235598

Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.8G

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.GTZS

Plus Code: 9C7RRQGH+76

Entry Name: 23-24 The Square, Penicuik

Listing Name: 23 and 24 the Square

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394194

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46826

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Town: Penicuik

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay near-symmetrical town house with pilastraded shopfront at ground. Tooled sandstone ashlar, painted at ground, with polished dressings. Raised margins. Base course; corniced lintel at ground; cill course at 1st and 2nd floors; eaves course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 7-bay pilastrade at ground, 5-bay shopfront to left, with modern door at centre, flanked by pairs of 2-pane plate glass windows in flanking bays; blank bay to penultimate right; pend entrance in bay to outer right, with modern decorative wrought-iron gate. Regular fenestration to bays at 1st and 2nd floors.

NW ELEVATION: adjoining building.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: bowed stair tower engaged to left of centre with window between 1st and 2nd floors.

SE ELEVATION: adjoining building.

INTERIORS: not seen, 1999.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Rendered and lined gablehead stacks, splayed to left; coped, with circular cans. Coped skews; decorative skewputts with panelled obelisks to principal elevation.

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