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6 Villa Road, Provost Lamp

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9905 / 55°59'25"N

Longitude: -3.4001 / 3°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 312758

OS Northings: 678389

OS Grid: NT127783

Mapcode National: GBR 20.VQ3B

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.RP3G

Entry Name: 6 Villa Road, Provost Lamp

Listing Date: 21 March 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395130

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47794

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Ornate lamp and standard; painted green and gilded. Fluted shaft; cross-bat with foliate brackets resting on acanthus leaves; glass lantern with Queensferry Arms painted on all 4 faces; surmounted by cast-iron crown with painted details.

Statement of Interest

Marks the residence of Provost John Milne, who was the last Provost of Queensferry. Prior to the 1975 Local Government (Scotland) Act both Lord Provosts and Baillies were entitled to 2 official standard lamps outside their residences.

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