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Ravelston Dykes Road, Entrance Gateway and Adjoining Walls to East of Nos 65-67

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9508 / 55°57'2"N

Longitude: -3.2539 / 3°15'14"W

OS Eastings: 321793

OS Northings: 673790

OS Grid: NT217737

Mapcode National: GBR 88G.C9

Mapcode Global: WH6SK.ZPNF

Entry Name: Ravelston Dykes Road, Entrance Gateway and Adjoining Walls to East of Nos 65-67

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396425

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48908

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Corstorphine/Murrayfield

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

18th century; round-arched entrance gateway crowned with ball finials; roll-moulding to archway. High coped rubble wall adjoining.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Ravelston Tower, Mary Erskine School (Ravelston House), Dovecot, Garden Walls of No 37 and No 87, Queensferry Road Entrance Gate, ice-houses and 31 & 33 Ravelston Dykes Road. The old tower house at Ravelston was erected by George Foulis, who purchased the estate in 1620. The new mansion house was probably built by Alexander Keith in the late 18th-century; he died in 1792. The gateway maybe modelled from 17th century courtyard entrance.

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