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143 GRANGE LOAN, ASTLEY AINSLIE HOSPITAL, NORTH AND SOUTH LODGES, GATEPIERS AND GATES (Ref:27310)

This building is in the Edinburgh, City Of Council and the Edinburgh Burgh. It is a category A building and was listed on 14/12/1970.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NT 2503 7124.

Description

Auldjo Jamieson & Arnott, 1932. Pair of 2, 2-storey diagonally-set square-plan Neo-Georgian gate lodges linked by curved gateway. Cream sandstone, squared and snecked rubble with ashlar dressings. Base course: rusticated quoins and door surrounds; banded eaves course.

NORTH LODGE

S ELEVATION: entrance door to centre flanked by small window, window at 1st floor above.

E ELEVATION: door to centre flanked by small window, single window at 1st floor above; round-arched stair window to left.

N ELEVATION: 2 windows at ground and 1st floor to left; paired windows at ground floor to right, single window at 1st floor above.

W ELEVATION: window to centre at ground floor; 2 windows at 1st floor.

SOUTH LODGE

E ELEVATION: entrance door to left; single window at 1st floor above; single windows at ground and 1st floor to right.

N ELEVATION: window to centre at ground floor; 2 single windows at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: 3 single windows at ground floor; 2 single windows and 1 bipartite window to right at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: 3 small windows to ground and 1st floor to left; round-arched stair window to right.

Timber sash and case windows, multi-pane glazing. Pyramidal grey-pantiled roofs with swept overhanging eaves, central corniced stacks with chamfered angles.

INTERIOR: not seen 1992.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: square rusticated gatepiers with coping and garlanded urn finials, ornamental iron gates and railings with thistle, acorn and lily motifs.

Notes

References

Dean of Guild 5/6/1931. Gifford et al., EDINBURGH (1984), p594

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