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Archerfield, East Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0466 / 56°2'47"N

Longitude: -2.7828 / 2°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 351337

OS Northings: 684027

OS Grid: NT513840

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.R4R8

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.784X

Entry Name: Archerfield, East Lodge

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332201

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1537

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey asymmetrical gabled gate
lodge. Squared rubble with droved ashlar dressings;
chamfered arrises to main openings.
S ELEVATION: advanced gabled bay to left, with canted
windows. Doorway in re-entrant angle with window
flanking to right. Eaves swept to form loggia linked to
gabled porch at right. Chamfered arrises to porch
columns and rounded angles. Coped decorative Jacobean stone
balustrade across loggia at centre.
E ELEVATION: gabled bay with window. Recessed rear
extensions to right.
W ELEVATION: raised gabled bay at centre with modern
extensions to outer left.
Modern casement windows inserted, but some small pane
sash and case lights remaining. Decorative timber
brackets to porch and curvaceous barge boarding to S, E
and W gables, eaves brackets. Early gutter heads retained.
3 circular stacks grouped at centre. Large slates to
earlier roofs.

Statement of Interest

Lodge design in sympathy with the beautification of

Dirleton Village contrasting with the plainer West Lodge

(listed separately). It was possibly designed by

David Bryce as the form of the porch is similar to his

work at Bower House, Spott Parish, for example.

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