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Edinburgh, Merchiston, 3 Napier Road, Rockville

Villa (19th Century)

Site Name Edinburgh, Merchiston, 3 Napier Road, Rockville

Classification Villa (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) The Pagoda House; The Crazy-paving House; Nightmare Abbey; Tottering Towers

Canmore ID 152845

Site Number NT27SW 2918

NGR NT 2406 7178

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Architecture Notes

NT27SW 2918.00 2406 7178

NT27SW 2918.01 NT 24068 71798 Boundary Walls and Gate Piers

NMRS REFERENCE:

Edinburgh, 3 Napier Road, Rockville which was Category B listed was demolished in 1966. Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.

Architect: Sir James Gowans 1858.

William Brodie c. 1862 - Statue in Grounds.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Activities

Photographic Survey (July 1964)

Photographic survey of Rockville House, Edinburgh by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1964 two years prior to the demolition of the building.

The address has been recorded as 5 Napier Road on the back of the photographs.

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