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Cammo Road, Cammo Estate, Knoll (Off Cammo Walk)

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9531 / 55°57'11"N

Longitude: -3.3213 / 3°19'16"W

OS Eastings: 317594

OS Northings: 674127

OS Grid: NT175741

Mapcode National: GBR 23.XXFX

Mapcode Global: WH6SJ.YMMN

Entry Name: Cammo Road, Cammo Estate, Knoll (Off Cammo Walk)

Listing Date: 16 March 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395062

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47715

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Sir John Clerk, early 18th century. A stone dyke at the top of Mausley Hill encircling an informal plantation of trees.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Cammo House, Bridge, Quadrant Walls, Boundary Walls, Rubble Bridge, Stable Block, Walled Garden and Water Tower. This is a very unusual feature in the landscape. Although the knoll may appear artificial, a characteristic that is intensified by the surrounding wall, it is believed to be a glacial feature. The surrounding wall was erected by Sir John Clerk and appears on his landscape sketch. Sir John Clerk made extensive designs for the Cammo Estate including: parterres, a walled garden, orchards, formal avenues and a Portugal garden There was also a sundial in the grounds but this is now in the possession of the National Trust for Scotland. For further information on Sir John's work at Cammo see the Cammo House list description.

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