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Dalkeith Park, Hermitage

A Category B Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9044 / 55°54'15"N

Longitude: -3.0726 / 3°4'21"W

OS Eastings: 333037

OS Northings: 668437

OS Grid: NT330684

Mapcode National: GBR 60Z5.L9

Mapcode Global: WH6SV.SV1H

Entry Name: Dalkeith Park, Hermitage

Listing Date: 9 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331982

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1414

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalkeith

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Dalkeith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

18th century. Small barrel-vaulted chamber. Rubble.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: doorway, with modern timber beam below lintel.
N ELEVATION: blocked opening, with relieving arch.
INTERIOR: segmental-arched recess in wall to N. Concrete floor.

Statement of Interest

Hermitage is apparently a folly in keeping with the ideal 18th century classical landscape tradition. Dalkeith Park includes remnants of architectural features, including ashlar bridge piers and rubble wall to N of Hermitage. A Group - see DALKEITH PARK.

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