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Smeaton Gate Lodge, Gatepiers and Screen Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9145 / 55°54'52"N

Longitude: -3.0432 / 3°2'35"W

OS Eastings: 334892

OS Northings: 669541

OS Grid: NT348695

Mapcode National: GBR 7051.YN

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.7L3P

Entry Name: Smeaton Gate Lodge, Gatepiers and Screen Walls

Listing Date: 31 March 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343460

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10921

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid-later 19th century gate lodge and screen walls, mid
18th century gatepiers to Smeaton House. Single storey
L-plan lodge with attic. Squared and coursed bull-faced
sandstone with ashlar margins, stone mullions to
bipartites, hoodmoulds to openings. Gabled entrance
porch in re-entrant angle; hoodmould to doorway
enclosing plaque with emblem. Tripartite to left,
bipartite to right at ground. Bipartites to attic in
gable ends. Modern dormer to attic in re-entrant
angle. Horizontal pane glazing to sash and case windows.
Grey green (Lakeland) slates, ashlar coped skews with
consoled skewputts. Ashlar coped wall adjoining lodge
and gatepiers. Diamond faced rustication and cornice to
outer piers, linked by serpentine screen wall to fluted
inner 18th century piers with ashlar bands; acanthus
scroll below cornice to gateway. Pedestrian access via
doorways in screen wall beside inner piers; ashlar
surround and keystone, large ornamental iron strap
hinges.

Statement of Interest

Original gates now missing.

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