Listed Building

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Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
NT 57623 35009
357623, 635009


C G H Kinnear, 1889; remodelled by James Spiers, 1905. Cross-plan, 2-storey lodge with 17th century Scots Revival detailing on sloping site. Polished cream sandstone ashlar; raised cills. W (principal) ELEVATION: bolection-moulded door off-centre in canted entrance bay, tripartite window to left with single light at return of canted bays, corbelled above. 3-light canted window to N elevation. Elaborate sculpted pedimented heraldic panel to centre (insc: et industria probitate). Timber single-storey addition to rear.

12-pane glazing to timber sash and case windows at 1st floor. Leaded replacement glazing to ground. Steep-pitched slate roofs, crowstepped gables with beaked skewputts. Single, tall, square centre stack and secondary stack in SE angle, both with moulded copings. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

GATES, GATEPIERS AND QUADRANT WALLS: 4 gatepiers and terminal piers at enclosing walls: square ashlar piers, panelled. Outer pair of free-standing piers corniced; centre pair with heraldic panels. Cast iron gates and railings. Stone setts to driveway.

Statement of Special Interest

Part of a B-Group including 'Drygrange House (Grangehall Care Home, Formerly St Andrew's College) Including Garden Terrace Walls to South'; 'Drygrange, Walled Garden'; ' Drygrange, North Lodge Including Gates, Gatepiers and Quadrant Walls'; 'Drygrange, South Lodge Including Gates, Gatepiers and Quadrant Walls'; 'Drygrange, House to North of Steading'; 'Drygrange, Stables and Steading' and 'Drygrange, Summerhouse'.

A well-detailed Scots Revival lodge, remodelled by James Spiers and Washington Browne in 1905 from its earlier incarnation of 1889 by C G H Kinnear of Kinnear and Peddie. The elaborate heraldic panel above the main entrance, the steeply pitched crowstepped gables and central stack and corbelling all add to its architectural interest. Its interest is strengthened further by the good quality corresponding carving to the gatepiers. The capitals to the centre piers were originally surmounted by crown finials.

List description updated at resurvey (2010).



Charles A Strang, Borders and Berwick - An Illustrated Architectural Guide (1994) p173. Kitty Cruft, John Dunbar and Richard Fawcett, The Buildings Of Scotland - Borders (2006) p227.

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 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.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but 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. 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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