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Niddrie Mains Road, Richmond Craigmillar Church (Church of Scotland) and Hall with Boundary Wall and Railings and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9329 / 55°55'58"N

Longitude: -3.1293 / 3°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 329544

OS Northings: 671667

OS Grid: NT295716

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.ZBXP

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.X41M

Entry Name: Niddrie Mains Road, Richmond Craigmillar Church (Church of Scotland) and Hall with Boundary Wall and Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 8 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396989

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49460

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Portobello/Craigmillar

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Reid and Forbes, 1934. Simple cruciform Romanesque church with pitch-roofed nave and transepts, polygonal apse and flat-roofed aisles; linked church hall to NE. Pale sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Stone skews. Raised gables to nave and transepts. Flat-roofed porch to SE with ashlar parapet and hood-moulded 2-leaf timber panelled door.

INTERIOR: very plain interior with simple arches to aisles. Interesting Art Deco light fittings.

CHURCH HALL: pitch-roofed church hall with gable to E and flat-roofed porch with ashlar parapet in matching materials to church.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: iron railings on ashlar-coped rubble walls; decorative 2-leaf iron gates.

Leaded glazing; sash and case windows to hall. Graded grey slates.

Statement of Interest

The foundation stone was laid by the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Dr PD Thomson, on 11th July 1934.

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