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Latitude: 55.9445 / 55°56'40"N
Longitude: -3.2005 / 3°12'1"W
OS Eastings: 325116
OS Northings: 673031
OS Grid: NT251730
Mapcode National: GBR 8MJ.6K
Mapcode Global: WH6SL.TV48
Entry Name: 77 Lauriston Place, with Boundary Wall and Railings
Listing Date: 23 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394417
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47036
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: City Centre
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay plain classical house with lower recessed 2-storey single bay to right. Painted ashlar with painted ashlar dressings; coursed rubble to sides. Base course; modillioned eaves cornice (no modillions to lower bay) and blocking course; projecting cills. Timber panelled door with plate glass fanlight in moulded surround. Round-headed stair window to W elevation.
2-pane glazing to timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Only one corniced ashlar stack with circular cans visible.
BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: later cast-iron railings mounted on ashlar-coped low rubble wall to front. Earlier high rubble wall to garden.
A survivor of the group of 18th and early 19th century villas on the S side of Lauriston Place, outside the city wall, whose garden ground ran down towards the Meadows.
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