Listed Building

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6 INVERESK VILLAGE, INVERESK RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL (FORMERLY INVERESK GATE) WITH GATEPIERSLB10933

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
05/12/1977
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Inveresk
NGR
NT 34637 71937
Coordinates
334637, 671937

Description

1774, 2-storey and basement, 3-bay villa, with bowed

single storey and basement wings, 1821; further 19th

century additions at rear; cantilevered, canted windows

added to S elevation circa 1900, regrettable modern

doorway replacing earlier porch. Squared and course

masonry with ashlar dressings, heavy pointing; droved

ashlar bows and ashlar canted bays; moulded cornice,

quoins.

S ELEVATION: eaves cornice; flight of stone steps to

unfortunate modern doorway at centre; narrow window

flanking to left; original 1st floor window retained at

centre; cast-iron brackets to corniced, cantilevered and

canted windows flanking, with basement windows under;

2 slate-hung, canted late 19th century dormer windows

and 1 piend roofed at centre. 3-light bowed wings with

cornice and blocking course; tall windows and basement

windows under; piend roofs; tall window to each return

elevation at centre.

Plate glass glazing pattern in sash and case windows of

main villa; multi-pane glazing to bowed wings. Grey

slates; corniced end stacks.

RETAINING WALLS AND PIERS: rubble retaining walls with

ashlar coping; painted ashlar, corniced gatepiers with

pyramidal caps by former stable range to NW.

Statement of Special Interest

Originally known as Rosebank. In 1824 it belonged to

Admiral Sir David Mylne, in whose family it remained for

many years. The unfortunate alterations and additions

are reversible. A ruinous dovecot lies in the grounds.

References

Bibliography

Hay's New Plan, 1824.

G W Burnet HISTORY OF INVERESK VILLAGE.

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