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Brunston Castle

A Scheduled Monument in Penicuik, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8107 / 55°48'38"N

Longitude: -3.2756 / 3°16'32"W

OS Eastings: 320154

OS Northings: 658224

OS Grid: NT201582

Mapcode National: GBR 51K7.NW

Mapcode Global: WH6TB.N6DT

Entry Name: Brunston Castle

Scheduled Date: 27 November 1934

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1192

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Penicuik

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Penicuik

Traditional County: Midlothian


Circa 1875. 4-storey and basement, each block 5-bay tenement range built on curve. Yellow sandstone ashlar. Blocks arranged with outer, full height canted windows, 2 inner bipartites and door with single window to right. Bipartites above. Band course on level with bracketted door cornice, cill course to 1st, 2nd and 3rd; simple eaves cornice. Console bracketted cornice to 1st floor inner windows. Thomsonesque 3/4 submerged pilasters to 2nd floor inner windows with bold lintel and cornice above. Cornice between each storey of canted bay. Sash and case windows, plate glass glazing. Slate roof.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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