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NORTH BERWICK, ABBOTSFORD ROAD, CARLEKEMP LODGE WITH GATES AND GATEPIERSLB1376

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/02/1971
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Dirleton
NGR
NT 53683 85325
Coordinates
353683, 685325

Description

John Kinross, RSA, 1898. 2-storey, Cotswold Elizabethan

style gate lodge. Squared and snecked Rattlebag rubble

with ashlar dressings. Moulded margins and mullions,

String course and moulded eaves cornice to projecting

E wing.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4-centred doorway set obliquely

in moulded panel in re-entrant angle with ashlar roof with

crowning carved shell; hoodmould to doorway;

decorative bronze door handle. Bipartite flanking on

advanced S wing. Canted end to E projection linked to

Carlekemp gateway, with projecting wall and 4-centred

pedestrian gateway. Blank raised panel below eaves

between chamfered angles.

S (ROAD) ELEVATION: low, advanced gabled bay to right

with small light at ground and tripartite in gablehead.

Re-entrant angle to right filled obliquely at ground.

High boundary wall extending at left with gateway.

Windows bi- or tripartites; square lead-paned glazing

pattern to casement windows. Decorative square lead

guttering and gutter heads. Square stack set obliquely

on S ridge with cartouche carvings below moulded coping.

Original cans retained. Westmoreland slates.

INTERIOR: original woodwork, stone flagging and corner

chimneypieces.

GATES AND GATEPIERS: gabletted ashlar gatepiers E of

house, set obliquely with carved details and adjoining

pedestrian gate to left. Large panelled gates, swept up

at sides with billet moulding. Four-centred gateway to

W. Drum gatepiers to SW and SE entrances with graded

cone caps and ball finials.

Statement of Special Interest

Former decorative railings to S and E removed. Masterful

composition and play of rooflines.

References

Bibliography

ARCHITECT vol LXXVI, 7.9.06 and 14.9.06.

C McWilliam LOTHIAN 1978 p 132.

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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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