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Latitude: 55.8758 / 55°52'32"N
Longitude: -3.0814 / 3°4'53"W
OS Eastings: 332435
OS Northings: 665268
OS Grid: NT324652
Mapcode National: GBR 60XH.PJ
Mapcode Global: WH6T1.MKVW
Entry Name: Newbattle Abbey Policies, the King's Gate
Listing Date: 5 May 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331214
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB789
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Dated 1822. Triumphal arch. Polished, coursed, sandstone ashlar. High round-arched central arch, with impost detail, flanked by two lower gateways. Polished parapet on moulded cornice. Blank tablet to centre of W elevation, tooled tablet to E elevation reading "THE KINGS GATE AUGUST XXVIII CVXXX XXII".
The King's Gate was constructed for George IV's visit to Newbattle Abbey, forming the entrance to an avenue which lead to the Abbey (now obscured by modern housing estate).
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