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Innerwick, Mansewood (Former Manse) with Stables, and Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Innerwick, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9579 / 55°57'28"N

Longitude: -2.4481 / 2°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 372121

OS Northings: 673971

OS Grid: NT721739

Mapcode National: GBR ND9Z.573

Mapcode Global: WH8W7.CHHX

Entry Name: Innerwick, Mansewood (Former Manse) with Stables, and Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 17 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339683

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7717

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Innerwick

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Innerwick

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

1726, considerably altered and extended in late 18th century
and doubled in depth by 1830 addition to N. Rectangular
plan house on falling ground now double pile, 3 storeys
to S earlier block and 2 to 1830 work. Rendered rubble
with chamfered arrises to earlier openings and painted
ashlar to 1820 openings.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 1830 5-bay. Slightly advanced
centre bay with pilastered doorpiece; panelled door and
semi-circular, fanlight; steps to doorway oversailing
basement area with decorative cast-iron railings. Tall
raised ground floor windows in flanking bays, and less tall
to each bay of basement. Blocking course and cornice across
N elevation. Blank side elevations with wallhead stacks.
S ELEVATION: 4 widely spaced bays with windows to each floor,
smaller at centre bays; barred openings to cellar area.
Additions at left. Canted 5-light timber oriel added to E
gable, with 2 irregular windows above under eaves. 2
windows to left of W elevation, above flat-roofed porch
set in basement recess. 2 harled ridge stacks.
Sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing to 1830's
windows and plate glass elsewhere. Original cans retained.
Piend roofs to each parallel block, slightly lower eaves
to later block; grey slates and lead flashings.
INTERIOR: winding stone stair with cast-iron balusters
and flagged basement. Tripartite vestibule screen. Panelled
window shutters.
STABLES: Circa 1830. L-plan 2-storey stable group, SW of
the house. Random rubble with droved ashlar dressings.
COURTYARD: 3-bay S range with segmental carriageway at
left and doorway at centre with hayloft openings above;
ground floor window by angle. 1st floor window to left
of N range. Lean-to stone outbuilding by drum piers linked
by parapet wall to re-entrant angle of courtyard.
Advanced, single storey addition to S of S wing with narrow
doorway. Boarded doors with small-pane fanlights.
BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: rubble walls with semi-
circular coping, highest to garden at S. 3 pairs of drum
gatepiers, those by NW gate in diminutive form.

Statement of Interest

Mansewood served as the manse from 19th century until

recently, and may have been built as such. The 1830

frontage was typical of the style Loudon would later

suggest in COTTAGE, VILLA AND FARM ARCHITECTURE

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