Listed Building

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INVERESK VILLAGE, ESKHILL LODGE WITH GATEPIERSLB10885

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
27/11/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Inveresk
NGR
NT 34815 71976
Coordinates
334815, 671976

Description

Circa 1800. Single storey gate lodge, rectangular plan

with circular tower. Modern addition at rear. Squared and snecked sandstone rubble with heavy pointing to roadside elevation, harl-pointing to side; ochre painted harl to tower; painted ashlar dressings to door and window on roadside; rendered surround to later window facing drive; droved dressings to window in tower. Grey slate piend roof to main lodge with exposed timber brackets to shallow conical roof of tower, with lead ball finial. Small-pane glazing patterns. Rubble retaining wall adjoined, harl pointed and ashlar coped with pedestrian gateway. GATEPIERS; rusticated ashlar gatepiers, corniced with ball finials.

Statement of Special Interest

Eskhill with dovecot, wellhead, railings, retaining

walls and further gatepiers is listed separately.

The lodge is mediocre, but the gatepiers merit the

category.

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About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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