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South Queensferry, Port Edgar Harbour, Wardroom Block

Barracks (20th Century)

Site Name South Queensferry, Port Edgar Harbour, Wardroom Block

Classification Barracks (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Hopetoun Road

Canmore ID 282731

Site Number NT17NW 181.10

NGR NT 11486 78742

NGR Description Centred NT 11486 78742

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Dalmeny
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17NW 181.10 centred 11486 78742

The former wardroom block or officers' quarters, mess rooms and recreational facilities are situated at the extreme W end of the Port Edgar complex. Neo-Georgian style, two storey brick with concrete lintels, slated roof with two brick chimney stacks at N end. Eighteen window openings on W elevation, entrance door with slated roofed porch. The porch has a bargeboard and the door is arched with a small triangular keystone. Foot scrapers survive either side of main door. Cast iron lamp brackets on W elevation corners. On S gable end, bricked up door with one foot scraper on S gable side. 'Lochside' brickworks bricks used in construction. The roof has overhanging eaves with exposed rafter feet.

On E side of main building, two rows of single storey brick buildings with linking corrugated iron roof shelter.

The building has boarded up windows and lies out of use.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, EL), 12 September 2006

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