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3-5 West Street, Penicuik

A Category C Listed Building in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.826 / 55°49'33"N

Longitude: -3.2227 / 3°13'21"W

OS Eastings: 323498

OS Northings: 659867

OS Grid: NT234598

Mapcode National: GBR 51Y2.2D

Mapcode Global: WH6T5.GTLM

Plus Code: 9C7RRQGG+9W

Entry Name: 3-5 West Street, Penicuik

Listing Name: 1-5 (Odd Nos) West Street

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46827

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Town: Penicuik

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Mid 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan symmetrical house with corniced shop at ground. Tooled ashlar, with polished dressings, painted at ground. Base course; cornice between ground and 1st floors; eaves course. Long and short quoins.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6-bay shopfront at ground, incorporating pair of mirrored 3-bay shops with modern timber doors and glazed upper panels, blind rectangular fanlights, in penultimate bays from left and right; windows in remaining bays at ground; regular fenestration to floors above.

SW ELEVATION: rendered gable, partly-obscured by adjoining 2-storey bay, comprising segmental-arched pend, with pair of recessed and mirrored vertically-boarded timber pedestrian gates, surmounted by window in bay at 1st floor.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.

NE ELEVATION: rendered blank gable.

INTERIORS: not seen, 1999.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, with lead ridge. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Rendered gablehead stack; coped, with circular cans. Coped skews.

Statement of Interest

Simply detailed, contributing to the streetscape. The reinstatement of the missing gablehead stack would restore the classical profile of the building.

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