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Gilmerton Road, Glenarch, Summerhouse

A Category C Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8924 / 55°53'32"N

Longitude: -3.0838 / 3°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 332317

OS Northings: 667115

OS Grid: NT323671

Mapcode National: GBR 60X9.5L

Mapcode Global: WH6T1.L5R4

Entry Name: Gilmerton Road, Glenarch, Summerhouse

Listing Date: 15 February 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332048

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1443

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalkeith

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1890. Picturesque, rustic single storey summerhouse, in Arts and Crafts style, built into garden wall to the river to E of Glenarch House. Four tree trunk columns support loggia with timber-framed central gable. Central open area below with window to river, flanked by 2 rooms each with canted fronts, leaded pane windows incorporating stained glass roundels. Complex roof structure, red tiles, leaded flats over loggia at either side, ashlar coped rear wall, large ball finials to end gables adjoining garden wall, with doorway to river at right.

Statement of Interest

Sited in the garden of Glenarch House. This is a good example of a transient type of structure.

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