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Latitude: 55.989 / 55°59'20"N
Longitude: -2.4846 / 2°29'4"W
OS Eastings: 369862
OS Northings: 677440
OS Grid: NT698774
Mapcode National: GBR ND7W.DH6
Mapcode Global: WH8W0.TQ0N
Entry Name: Broxmouth Park, Walled Garden with Tool Sheds and Kitchen Garden and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 17 May 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332081
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1471
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
18th century rectangular plan walled garden encased in
early 19th century exterior walls with service
buildings. Random rubble with ashlar coping.
WALLED GARDEN: high walled garden entered by gateway to
N end of W wall with fine wrought-iron gate bearing
entwined intials at centre. Brick lining to N wall.
Lean-to row of tools sheds and ancillary buildings,
early 19th century abutting on external side to N.
TOOL SHEDS: abutting high N wall of walled garden, and
facing kitchen garden. Slightly advanced bay to E raised
in gabled dormer with doorway; 16 bays to right with
similarly advanced doorway to W end and with one doorway
widened. 12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case
windows to W row of buildings with polygonal ashlar and
brick stacks at ridge. Grey slates and some asbestos
KITCHEN GARDEN: low rubble walled enclosure to N within
outer walled area, overlooked to S by lean-to service
buildings. Outer N wall shaped by gateway with squat
ashlar pier, and with evidence of former hot-houses and
heating chambers on each side.
Low rubble outer wall to W.
GATEPIERS: squat drum gatepiers to outer W wall, leading
to gardener's house, cone capped with decorative vase
Currently (1987) unused but evidently of grandeur and extensive variety in 19th century. Roxburgh archive records mason's account for hot-house, ice house, sundial, peach house and repairing kennels, building gate
pillars and repairing deer park dyke in 1810-12, probably referring to works at Broxmouth Park.
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