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69-74 (Inclusive Nos) Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield Hotel with Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Morningside, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9382 / 55°56'17"N

Longitude: -3.2059 / 3°12'21"W

OS Eastings: 324766

OS Northings: 672337

OS Grid: NT247723

Mapcode National: GBR 8LL.3T

Mapcode Global: WH6SS.Q0KJ

Entry Name: 69-74 (Inclusive Nos) Bruntsfield Place, Bruntsfield Hotel with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 27 April 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397461

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49834

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Morningside

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

David MacGibbon, 1861-3. 3 tall narrow 3-storey and basement Baronial double villas, now hotel. 2 3-bay villas to left each with 2 bowed advanced bays with corbelled out crow-stepped gables; smaller pedimented dormers in intervening bays; modern 2-bay canopy to entrance. 4-bay villa to right: kneelered, finialled dormerheads breaking eaves; 2 slightly advanced bays flanking entrance with mullioned windows, those to ground floor with carved thistles in segmental-arched, roll-moulded surrounds; stone steps over-arching basement area to entrance; later glazed door in corniced doorpiece with crenellated parapet. Cream sandstone ashlar.

Predominantly replacement glazing. Grey slates.

BOUNDARY WALL: coped ashlar wall with modern metal railings.

Statement of Interest

Despite some compromises made to accommodate hotel use, and a much-altered interior, this impressive row of villas makes an important contribution to the streetscape, facing onto Bruntsfield Links.

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