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57 Dreghorn Loan, Dunalistair House Lodge

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9037 / 55°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.2513 / 3°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 321864

OS Northings: 668546

OS Grid: NT218685

Mapcode National: GBR 50Q5.XJ

Mapcode Global: WH6SS.1W11

Entry Name: 57 Dreghorn Loan, Dunalistair House Lodge

Listing Date: 12 March 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395957

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48535

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Colinton/Fairmilehead

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

John F Matthew, 1907 with later alterations to rear. Asymmetrical lodge on sloping site, single-storey with basement to NW. Conical-roofed circular corner tower to W. Painted render. Broad eaves; bell-cast piended roof. Half-glazed timber panelled door to tower; later flat-roofed porch with glazed timber boarded door to N. Small window with Gothic arch lintel to SE.

Predominantly 9-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; bowed glass to windows in corner tower. Central corniced stack with circular cans. Red tiles to roof; terracotta ridge tiles

Statement of Interest

Picturesque cottage at head of Dreghorn Loan, and closing the view from Laverockdale Crescent. Built for P. Roy Geddes as the lodge house for Dunalistair House (1902, A Hunter Crawford and Frank W. Simon, listed seperately). John F Matthew was Sir Robert Lorimer's chief draghtsman at the time, and was just beginning a small private practice of his own. Originally 2 bays, extended to rear in 1950s

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