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Old Dalkeith Road, Campend Steading

A Category C Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9038 / 55°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.0968 / 3°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 331521

OS Northings: 668399

OS Grid: NT315683

Mapcode National: GBR 60T5.BH

Mapcode Global: WH6SV.DVKY

Entry Name: Old Dalkeith Road, Campend Steading

Listing Date: 22 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395077

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47736

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Newton

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Dalkeith

Parish: Newton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Single storey crowstepped multi-gabled E-plan improvement farm steading. Coursed and random rubble. Dressed sandstone ashlar crowsteps with beaked skewputts, long and short quoins and sills.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3 gable ends with modern in-fill between. Central gable with 2-leaf arched timber door, flanking crowstepped gables blind with beaked putts.

NW ELEVATION: gable end to right with large timber sliding door, regularly placed doors to left with roof lights above.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: (facing road): central blind gable with slit light to gablehead; paired blind windows flanking on main building with further bays in-filled to left arm, timber door flanked by shuttered windows on right arm.

SE ELEVATION: blind gable end to left, timber sliding door and timber stable door to right, irregularly placed roof lights above.

Some timber 2-leaf shutters remaining to W elevation, other bays in-filled with rubble. Piended grey slate roof with zinc ridging and Carron lights. Painted cast-iron rainwater goods. Ashlar stack with projecting neck cope and plain can to right on W elevation with piended timber roof ventilator to left.

INTERIOR: in agricultural use, 2001.

Statement of Interest

Part of a B-Group with Campend House (listed separately). The steading is a well-preserved example of improvement farm buildings. It is adjacent to Lowe's Fruit Farm. The name Campend is taken from the legendary terminal point of a Roman Fort.

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