Listed Building

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GILMERTON ROAD, GLENARCH, SUMMERHOUSELB1443

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/02/1991
Local Authority
Midlothian
Planning Authority
Midlothian
Parish
Dalkeith
NGR
NT 32317 67115
Coordinates
332317, 667115

Description

Circa 1890. Picturesque, rustic single storey summerhouse, in Arts and Crafts style, built into garden wall to the river to E of Glenarch House. Four tree trunk columns support loggia with timber-framed central gable. Central open area below with window to river, flanked by 2 rooms each with canted fronts, leaded pane windows incorporating stained glass roundels. Complex roof structure, red tiles, leaded flats over loggia at either side, ashlar coped rear wall, large ball finials to end gables adjoining garden wall, with doorway to river at right.

Statement of Special Interest

Sited in the garden of Glenarch House. This is a good example of a transient type of structure.

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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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