Listed Building

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BALGONE, NORTH LODGE WITH ENTRANCE ARCHLB14737

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/05/1989
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
North Berwick
NGR
NT 57083 82776
Coordinates
357083, 682776

Description

J Anderson Hamilton, dated 1862. Single storey, Baronial

style gate lodge. Pink bull-faced squared rubble with grey

ashlar dressings; grey rubble to N elevation. Crowstepped

gables. Chamfered arrises to openings.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay gabled porch at centre in re-entrant angle

of formed by outer gabled bay to right. Bead and hollow door

surround with carved armorial panel in pediment form in gable

above. Projecting rectangular window in right bay with stone

mullioned bipartite, thistle and urn finials, narrow windows

above in gable head. Single window in recessed outer bay to

left just breaking eaves in a pediment.

N ELEVATION: advanced steeply gable bay to outer right with

narrow gable head window 2 single windows to recessed bays at

centre and to right with pediments as at door bearing

carvings.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: gabled additional bay with single window

breaking eaves in pediment. W elevation with tripartite in

gabled bay with carved date panel above. Flat roofed harled

extension to E elevation.

Small pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Moulded

coping to ashlar stacks. Grey slates. Crescent, thistle,

fleurs-de-lys and star finials. Decorative skewputts.

ENTRANCE ARCH: tall, arched ashlar gateway with chamfered

surround and shaped overthrow bearing ball finial at centre;

buttresses flanking at W side. Bull-faced, squared rubble

quadrants to E, stepped up to archway with pedestrian doorway

in N quadrant; gablet coping. Ashlar piers with ball finials

closing. Later wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

J Anderson Hamilton also designed the lodge at Rockville,

1859, listed separately in Dirleton parish, and probably

designed to Baronial extension to Balgone House.

References

Bibliography

C McWilliam LOTHIAN (1978) p89.

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