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Carberry Tower, South Lodge with Quadrants, Railings, Gates and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Coordinates

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, South Lodge with Quadrants, Railings, Gates and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343381

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10873

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Dated 1864, largely rebuilt and raised to include attic,

1911. Single storey and attic gate lodge; modern

additions. Stugged, squared and snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings and chamfered arrises to openings. Stone mullions.

3-bay entrance elevation with decoratively bargeboarded gabled porch to doorway at centre, and with timber columns set on decorative stone balustrades; small-pane upper panel to door. Tripartite window flanking to left, with hoodmoulded date panel above centre light; gabled, timber mullioned bipartite dormer above. Slightly advanced, gabled bay to left, with bipartite window at ground and in attic. Blank, gabled end elevations with deep, decorative bargeboarding.

Rear elevation with gabled bay to left, and with modern extension to single storey bays to right.

Multi-pane upper sashes, plate glass lower sashes to windows. Purple slates; swept and overhanging eaves; decorative bargeboards and finials to gableheads. Moulded coping to stone stacks; decorative cans

retained.

QUADRANTS, PIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: rubble quadrants, 1 with rubble coping and 1 with ashlar coping and simple wrought-iron railings. Drum piers, rubble coped. Substantial 2-leaf timber gates.

Statement of Interest

Evidence of earlier lodge is apparent in rubble masonry to side and rear. Pentlands view, listed separately, is a later and lesser variant of the same style.

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