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WHITTINGEHAME HOUSE, WEST LODGE WITH QUADRANTS AND GATEPIERSLB17490

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
27/11/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Whittingehame
NGR
NT 59033 72220
Coordinates
359033, 672220

Description

Sir Robert Smirke, circa 1820. Greek classical, L-plan,

single storey gate lodge. Cullalo ashlar, with cill course,

entablature and moulded cornice. Pedimented 3-bay

temple-like frontages to each arm, with tall windows in

each bay, and on return bay of N-S arm. Porch set in

angle with unfluted Doric column to SW angle and pier to

SE; vertically paned, fanlit door; doorway balanced at

right angles by deep, blind opening. Blocking course

above porch. Low red sandstone outbuilding adjoined at

N. 12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.

Grey-slates. Coped grouped stacks to N-S ridge.

QUADRANT WALLS AND GATEPIERS: ashlar quadrants with

moulded coping and base course; square piers at intervals

and larger gatepiers, with moulded coping. Heavy chain

strung between piers; simple wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Partner to East Lodge, listed separately, forming pair,

executed in similar stone and Greek style, yet revealingly

different designs.

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About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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