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23 INVERESK VILLAGE, ROSEHILL WITH RETAINING WALLS, GATE AND RAILINGSLB10887

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
22/01/1971
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Inveresk
NGR
NT 34884 71921
Coordinates
334884, 671921

Description

Mid to later 18th century. 3-storey 5-bay house, set

back slightly from road, made L-plan by addition of

slightly later wing at rear, and with single storey

additions to W. Adjoined to E by 25 Inveresk Village

(Rose Court). Orange painted harl with painted ashlar

dressings; some chamfered reveals.

S ELEVATION: pilastered and corniced doorway at centre;

deep-set panelled door with decorative fanlight. 19th

century canted ashlar windows added to flanking bays,

piend roofed and with eaves course; regular fenestration

at 1st and 2nd floor with narrower windows at centre.

Curtain wall to outer left with garage door inserted.

Rose Court adjoined to E and advanced to S.

N ELEVATION: gabled wing projecting at right with

circular, conically roofed stairblock set in re-entrant

angle. Single storey piend-roofed outbuilding adjoined

to garage at W, abutting pavement, with 2 windows and

door.

12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Ashlar

coped skews; scrolled skewputts; end stacks. Decorative

wrought-iron eaves brackets.

RETAINING WALLS, GATE AND RAILINGS: harled retaining

wall by roadside with ashlar coping, simple railings and

gate. Rubble garden walls.

Statement of Special Interest

Further door into Rosehill from outer left of Rose

Court, to E, with which it was formerly adjoined as one

property until the 1900s. The design of Eskhill, to

north, may well have been influenced by that of

Rosehill, as they share a 3-storey, 5-bay form, and

recessed window panels, but the piend roof and wider

pile of Eskhill give visual evidence of its later date.

References

Bibliography

NMRS plans, MLD/48/1, S Tyrowicz, 1946.

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