Listed Building

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DANSKINE, EAST LODGE (FORMERLY TO YESTER HOUSE)LB13403

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
20/01/1994
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Garvald And Bara
NGR
NT 56624 67340
Coordinates
356624, 667340

Description

Mid to later 19th century. Single storey and attic gabled gate lodge. Squared and snecked red sandstone with contrasting grey ashlar sandstone dressings, partly stugged. Chamfered arises.

NW ELEVATION: 3-bay. Door at centre with letterbox fanlight. Window toright. Slightly advanced gabled bay to left with piend-roofed, corniced, canted ashlar window at ground and narrow window in gablehead. NE ELEVATION: window at ground to left (re-sited from centre) and blinded, narrow attic window to centre of gablehead.

SW ELEVATION: window at centre and smaller window in gablehead above.

SE ELEVATION: original and modern projections to rear.

8-pane sash and case windows; lying-pane glazing to side lights of canted window and in blinded form to NE gablehead. Overhanging eaves with moulded brackets and simple barge board. Coped gablehead stacks. Grey slates.

Statement of Special Interest

Yester House is listed in Yester Parish with the remainder of the estate. The fine Danskine Gateway with ornate ironwork and classical piers (listed separately) by the lodge to the north, pull the simple pattern book design into a new frame of reference.

References

Bibliography

INVENTORY OF GARDENS AND DESIGNED LANDSCAPES vol 5, (1987).

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