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10-14 Restalrig Drive, Edinburgh

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9597 / 55°57'34"N

Longitude: -3.1496 / 3°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 328327

OS Northings: 674672

OS Grid: NT283746

Mapcode National: GBR 8YC.J3

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.LGFK

Plus Code: 9C7RXV52+V5

Entry Name: 10-14 Restalrig Drive, Edinburgh

Listing Name: 10-20 (Even Nos) Restalrig Drive, Former Kinloch Anderson Factory

Listing Date: 18 December 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397177

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49596

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Craigentinny/Duddingston

Traditional County: Midlothian

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JR and EE Pearson, 1910. Four-storey, 15-bay red brick former textile factory (now converted to flats) with corbelled out pyramidal-roofed square-plan tower to southeast. Segmental-arched windows with projecting concrete cills. Flat-arched pend to left. Circular windows to three sides of tower. Red facing brick to front (Restalrig Drive) elevation, common brick to sides and rear. Replacement glazing. Modern roof tiles with Velux windows to M-roof; swept slate roof to tower.

Statement of Interest

With its prominent tower, this former textile factory is a reminder of the period in the early 20th century when proximity to the railway at Piershill junction brought a number of industrial developments to the Restalrig area.

The site to the south of this block is marked on the 1900 OS map as 'Restalrig factory?; by 1912 the group included the Pearson block, and was marked 'Restalrig Factory (Tweed and Hose)'.

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