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25 Greenbank Terrace, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Morningside, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9201 / 55°55'12"N

Longitude: -3.2127 / 3°12'45"W

OS Eastings: 324310

OS Northings: 670331

OS Grid: NT243703

Mapcode National: GBR 8JT.R9

Mapcode Global: WH6SS.MGCF

Plus Code: 9C7RWQCP+2W

Entry Name: 25 Greenbank Terrace, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 25 Greenbank Terrace with Boundary Wall, Gatepier and Railings

Listing Date: 8 October 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395608

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48209

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Morningside

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1900, attributed to Robert Morham. Single storey and attic asymmetrical barge-boarded gabled gate lodge. Squared and snecked rock-cut red sandstone with polished dressings. Base course; jettied attic floor on corbel course; over-hanging eaves. Chamfered openings. Finialled, tile-hung gables with barge-boarding and kingposts.

S (GREENBANK TERRACE) ELEVATION: projecting gabled bay to left with stone-mullioned bipartite window to ground floor, tripartite window in gable above. Timber panelled door in open porch to right. Narrow single storey bay with window in re-entrant angle.

W ELEVATION: twin gables; single windows to ground and in left gable above.

E ELEVATION: gabled bay to left with open porch and single windows to ground and in gable to left above.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: gabled bay to left; modern single storey brick extension adjoining.

BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIER AND RAILINGS: ashlar-coped rock-cut red sandstone boundary wall with cast-iron railings; pyramidally-coped rock-cut red sandstone gatepier to SW.

4-pane upper sashes, plate glass lower in timber sash and case windows. Cast-iron down pipe with decorative hopper. Red tiles to roof; decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Ridge stacks with tall tapered cans.

Statement of Interest

Built as a gate lodge for the City Hospital (by Robert Morham, City Architect, 1896-1903), now largely demolished .

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