SUMMER PAVILION: Dated 1905. Red sandstone ashlar,
temple-fronted pavilion with squared, coursed rear, sited
at NE corner of walled garden. Distyle in antis S front
with piers and exuberant cartouche in pediment. Leaded roof.
GIFFORD GATES: on E wall of garden. Dated 1914. 2-leaf
gates with flanking panels and ornate overthrow.
Wrought-iron with many scroll details, and bell-bugle and
foliage to overthrow. Railings above quadrants with
variant of Vitruvian scroll at top.
QUADRANT WALLS AND GATEPIERS: to Gifford Gates; red brick
quadrant walls with deep ashlar base course and coping;
channelled ashlar gatepiers with moulded coping.
Statement of Special Interest
Gates possibly wrought by Thomas Hadden, the leading
Edinburgh smith at this date. Named the Gifford Gates as the
resulting commission was financed by A J Balfour's reward
for giving the Gifford lectures in Edinburgh, probably in