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

137 GRANGE LOAN, ST ROQUE LODGELB46191

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
07/05/1999
Local Authority
Edinburgh
Planning Authority
Edinburgh
Burgh
Edinburgh
NGR
NT 25305 71539
Coordinates
325305, 671539

Description

Later 19th century. Single storey; asymmetrical-plan; lodge with bargeboarded and finialled gables, deep overhanging eaves and gabled porch and canted window to principal (W) elevation. Coursed stugged snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings. Base course except to E elevation. Architraved windows with bracketed cills (apart from to canted window and outhouse lean-to to E); chamfered reveals to all openings, except to those to outhouse lean-to; externally projecting rafters and purlins throughout; braced pendant timber finial to each gable, as well as timber apex finial (only that to S gable missing).

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: gabled porch bay projects to left; architraved raised in semicircle over lintel; boarded timber door. 3-light canted window set back to right.

S ELEVATION: gabled bay with central window.

N ELEVATION: window to gabled bay to centre. E lean-to adjoins to left. Side elevation of porch bay set back to right; 2-light mullioned window to left.

E ELEVATION: outhouse lean-to projects to right; unglazed window to left; boarded timber door to right. Window set back to left.

8 and 2-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with grey ridge tiles. 2 tall ridge stacks, both corniced and with moulded coping; one with octagonal and circular cans; one with moulded rectangular can.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1999).

Statement of Special Interest

A substantially intact later 19th century lodge in the pictureseque tradition. It was built for St Roque, a large villa of around 1845, which is now part of the Astley Ainslie Hospital (see separate list description).

References

Bibliography

earlier lodge appears on ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1853, 5ft to one mile, Edinburgh Sheet 47; this building appears on ORDNANCE SURVEY MAP 1881, 5ft to one mile, Edinburgh Sheet 47; John Gifford, Colin McWilliam and David Walker, EDINBURGH (first published 1984, this edition 1991) p595.

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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