Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

38 LAUDER ROADLB30415

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/01/1992
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25863 72111
Coordinates
325863, 672111

Description

Circa 1869. 2-storey, 3-bay (entrance bay recessed), rectangular-plan villa. Squared and snecked rubble; finely stugged and coursed ashlar with polished dressings at E (entrance) elevation. Base and eaves courses; stop-filleted quoin strips with miniature carved capitals; bracketed cornice. Raised architraved window surrounds.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: stone porch in re-entrant angle of recessed bay to outer left; 3 detached columns with carved capitals (roses, dafodils, and thistles) supporting 2 segmental arches with keystones; bracketed cornice above, surmounted by decorative cast-iron brattising; panelled door; architraved surrounds; segementla-arched fanlight; wooden soffit; encaustic-tiled floor. Single window above entrance; double window flanking to right at ground floor with slightly advanced surround and entablature; bipartite window above; full-height canted bay to outer right with dividing entablature.

N ELEVATION: blank.

S ELEVATION: painted glass window at ground floor of advanced entrance b ay at centre.

W ELEVATION: contemporary single storey square-plan serive witn with piended roof to left; secondary entrance to right; irregular fenestration at 1st floor; nepus gable and dormer window above.

Plate glass sash and case windows to E; 8-pane sash and case windows to W. Grey slate piended roof; lead flahsing; moulded eaves guttering; 4 wallhead stacks (3 shouldered and rendered).

INTERIOR: not seen 1990.

Low ashlar coped boundary wall to street. Garage attached to S.

Statement of Special Interest

Raggles in the walls behind the entrance bay suggest that this was the location of a lean-to conservatory. The OS map of 1877 indicates some kind of structure in this position. The house is similar in style to Nos 40-50 (Evens) Lauder Road.

References

Bibliography

PO Directory 1869; OS 1877.

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)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

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