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Straiton - Oakbank Cottages

Former parish and county:
Parish of Liberton, Edinburghshire
Local authority:
City of Edinburgh
Presumably built during 1880's
Demolished 1930's?
Current status of site:
Site of the rows lies beneath the Edinburgh city by-pass

Presumably constructed by the Clippens Oil Company to house the workforce of the company's adjacent mines and pits. The Company also owned housing at Pentland and Meadowbank.

The OS map shows three parallel rows, each with eight two-room homes.

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