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Latitude: 55.9104 / 55°54'37"N
Longitude: -3.0109 / 3°0'39"W
OS Eastings: 336906
OS Northings: 669046
OS Grid: NT369690
Mapcode National: GBR 70D3.Y4
Mapcode Global: WH7V0.QPGX
Entry Name: Carberry Tower, Main Gate (Lodge and Archway) with Quadrants, Retaining Walls and Gates
Listing Date: 5 December 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 343379
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10871
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry
Traditional County: Midlothian
David Bryce, circa 1860. Single storey and attic Scottish 17th century style gate lodge, with single storey wing (extended later) and with Baronial archway. Squared and snecked, stugged sandstone; ashlar dressings.
LODGE: rounded corners to rectangular plan single storey and attic diminutive tower, corbelled to square above; stone porch abutting archway at centre of N elevation, with gabled dormerhead to 1st floor window, breaking eaves above. Ground floor windows in curved corners
flanking. Bowed, stone roofed stair bay adjoined to S of W gabled elevation with narrow windows. Window in gablehead to roadside with semi-circular pediment. Set-off and crowstepped wallhead stack to S elevation, with gabled single storey wing at ground, 1-bay deep with window to E. Flat-roofed extension built against quadrant and retaining wall to S, with windows inserted therein.
Small-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Grey slates. Crowstepped gables with beak skewputts.
GATEWAY: segmental archway with beed and hollow surround, and crenellated parapet holding blank tablet to overthrow at centre. Pedestrian gateway flanking to N and corbelled, crenellated lookout turret to N angle, with water spouts.
QUADRANT AND RETAINING WALLS: ashlar gablet coping to rubble quadrant walls, and rubble coping to retaining walls.
GATES: timber gates with decorative wrought-iron grilles and coping, and cast-iron fittings, to driveway and pedestrian gate.
Avenue to the Tower, beyond the Main Gate, is tree-lined. North and South Lodges are listed separately. For further information on Carberry Tower, see listing entry above.
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