Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

1 KILGRASTON ROAD AND 11 BEAUFORT ROADLB30401

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
15/01/1992
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25531 71925
Coordinates
325531, 671925

Description

Possibly Robert Morham, circa 1872. 2-storey, 3-bay near square-plan villa with 2-storey, 4-bay extension (post 1877) to N. Squared and snecked sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Base and dividing band courses trefoil headed windows at ground floor; cross-mullions; chamfered reveals; long and short quoins.

W (KILGRASTON ROAD) ELEVATION: pointed-arched doorway with deeply chamfered jambs and architraved head; tripartite panelled door; plate glass fanlight; bipartite window above at 1st floor (no transoms). Full-height 4-light canted window in finialled gable bay to outer right; dividing cornice; segmental-arched windows at 1st floor; cornice above with fishscale half-piend roof. Bipartite windows in bay to outer left, that at 1st floor breaking eaves in piend-roofed dormerhead. 4-bay near-contemporary extension with bipartite windows in every bay.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay; central doorway with narrow sidelight; single window at attic breaking eaves in pedimented dormerhead. Tripartite windows in bay to outer left. Single windows in bay to outer right, that at attic breaking eaves in pedimented dormerhead.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate pitched roof; coped gablehead and ridge stacks; moulded cans; moulded eaves guttering coping; scrolled skewputts.

INTERIORS: not seen 1990.

Low coped stone boundary wall to street with simple replacement railings. Brick mutual wall.

Statement of Special Interest

Originally the mase to the neighbouring Robertson Memorial Church (now Marchmont St Giles), and possibly built by the same architect, Robert Morham.

References

Bibliography

PO Directory 1875; OS Map 1877; Gifford et al. EDINBURGH (1984), p593.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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