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Belton, Gardiner's House

A Category B Listed Building in Dunbar, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9808 / 55°58'50"N

Longitude: -2.5691 / 2°34'8"W

OS Eastings: 364583

OS Northings: 676568

OS Grid: NT645765

Mapcode National: GBR ND0X.9R6

Mapcode Global: WH8VZ.HXTY

Entry Name: Belton, Gardiner's House

Listing Date: 17 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332076

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1467

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbar

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Dunbar

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey and attic gabled L-
plan cottage, former lodge to Belton House. Squared and
snecked stugged red sandstone with stugged grey ashlar
dressings. Chamfered arrises to openings.
N ELEVATION: 3-bay with gabled outer bay to right.
Doorway at centre in raised bay with shouldered lintel,
boarded door and blank square panel in gable head
above. Bipartite to right with penticed slab hood on
moulded corbels and single attic window in gablehead.
Single window in outer left bay.
W ELEVATION: broad gabled bay to left, with canted grey
ashlar window with overhanging piend roof, attic window
in gable above.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: simplified detail, lean-to
outbuilding adjoined in re-entrant angle.
E ELEVATION: single windows at ground and attic.
Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Decorative timber pendants and paired eaves brackets to
overhanging eaves. Attenuated finials. Grey slates.
Coped cluster ridge stack.

Statement of Interest

Some original Scotch pine interior work retained.

Belton House, gutted 1956, demolished 1967; stables and

walled garden to W remain (not included in current

listing) and gate lodge and dovecot are listed

separately.

Gardiner's House is almost certainly derived from a

pattern book; the name is intentionally spelt with an

"i".

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