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31 and 33 Ravelston Dykes Road

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9524 / 55°57'8"N

Longitude: -3.2561 / 3°15'21"W

OS Eastings: 321662

OS Northings: 673971

OS Grid: NT216739

Mapcode National: GBR 87F.YQ

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.YNN6

Entry Name: 31 and 33 Ravelston Dykes Road

Listing Date: 18 September 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396421

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48904

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Possibly 17th century in origin with later re-workings and later alterations. Single storey and attic; 7-bay dwelling house. Squared and snecked rubble; painted harl on N elevation; exposed margins.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION (entrance to No 31): 2-storey harled L-plan centre: single window on ground floor of N face; 2 single windows above at 1st floor; entrance door on W return; single window on N face of return; modern attic windows. Single storey range to right: exposed rubble; 2 single windows. 1 ? storey range to left: 2 single windows at ground; 2 crowstepped dormer windows above; lean to garage to left.

E ELEVATION: modern V-plan window at ground.

S ELEVATION (entrance to 33): 2-storey rubble centre; 1 ? storey range to right with 2 crowstepped dormer windows; modern conservatory at ground floor.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Ravelston Tower, Mary Erskine School (Ravelston House), Dovecot, Entrance Gateway and Boundary Walls, Garden Walls of No 37 and No 87, Queensferry Road Entrance Gate, and ice-houses. It is probable that the original part of this house formed part of the estate buildings of the Ravelston Tower House, which was erected by George Foulis, who purchased the estate in 1620.

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