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North Berwick, Abbotsford Road, Carlekemp Lodge with Gates and Gatepiers

A Category A Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0585 / 56°3'30"N

Longitude: -2.7453 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 353683

OS Northings: 685325

OS Grid: NT536853

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.Q761

Mapcode Global: WH7TC.SZWB

Entry Name: North Berwick, Abbotsford Road, Carlekemp Lodge with Gates and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331932

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1376

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

John Kinross, RSA, 1898. 2-storey, Cotswold Elizabethan
style gate lodge. Squared and snecked Rattlebag rubble
with ashlar dressings. Moulded margins and mullions,
String course and moulded eaves cornice to projecting
E wing.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 4-centred doorway set obliquely
in moulded panel in re-entrant angle with ashlar roof with
crowning carved shell; hoodmould to doorway;
decorative bronze door handle. Bipartite flanking on
advanced S wing. Canted end to E projection linked to
Carlekemp gateway, with projecting wall and 4-centred
pedestrian gateway. Blank raised panel below eaves
between chamfered angles.
S (ROAD) ELEVATION: low, advanced gabled bay to right
with small light at ground and tripartite in gablehead.
Re-entrant angle to right filled obliquely at ground.
High boundary wall extending at left with gateway.
Windows bi- or tripartites; square lead-paned glazing
pattern to casement windows. Decorative square lead
guttering and gutter heads. Square stack set obliquely
on S ridge with cartouche carvings below moulded coping.
Original cans retained. Westmoreland slates.
INTERIOR: original woodwork, stone flagging and corner
chimneypieces.
GATES AND GATEPIERS: gabletted ashlar gatepiers E of
house, set obliquely with carved details and adjoining
pedestrian gate to left. Large panelled gates, swept up
at sides with billet moulding. Four-centred gateway to
W. Drum gatepiers to SW and SE entrances with graded
cone caps and ball finials.

Statement of Interest

Former decorative railings to S and E removed. Masterful

composition and play of rooflines.

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