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19 Abercorn Road, with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9526 / 55°57'9"N

Longitude: -3.1513 / 3°9'4"W

OS Eastings: 328207

OS Northings: 673885

OS Grid: NT282738

Mapcode National: GBR 8YF.5N

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.KNM0

Entry Name: 19 Abercorn Road, with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 19 December 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396611

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49050

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Craigentinny/Duddingston

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Arthur George Sydney Mitchell, 1894. 2-storey, 2-bay asymmetrical manse. Rendered. Decorative applied timbering to gables. Swept roofs with timber barge boarding.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: penticed-roof canted window to left at ground floor; tripartite window above. Bipartite windows to right bay.

NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical fenestration. Advanced gable-ended section to centre bay; catslide roof to NE forming porch supported by single timber post; timber panelled door accessed by original decorative timber gate.

SW ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with 4-light canted window to 1st floor. Irregular fenestration elsewhere. Bracketed timber balcony to right

Predominantly 4-pane upper sashes and 2-pane lower sashes. Grey-green slates; red terracotta ridge tiles. Tall rendered corniced stacks; tall circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 2002.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: ashlar-coped rubble boundary wall stepped down hill to NW and NE; surmounted by plain cast-iron railings to NW only.

Statement of Interest

Built as the manse for The New Restalrig Parish Church (then called Restalrig Free Church). Still in use as the manse.

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