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Springfield, Pentlands View

A Category C Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.911 / 55°54'39"N

Longitude: -3.015 / 3°0'53"W

OS Eastings: 336651

OS Northings: 669119

OS Grid: NT366691

Mapcode National: GBR 70D2.2X

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.NPHF

Entry Name: Springfield, Pentlands View

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343468

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10928

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 1913. 2-storey, irregular 3-bay house. Squared and
snecked sandstone to principal elevations, with stugged
and droved ashlar dressings; rubble rear. Stone
mullions.
Rectangular stone, gabled porch projecting at centre of
principal elevation; panelled door with decorative,
small-pane upper panel. Wide gabled bay to right,
slightly advanced, with canted, piend-roofed window at
ground and bipartite at 1st floor; tripartite at ground
to left and narrower tripartite above, with hoodmoulded
dated panel in between.
Side elevations each of 2 gabled bays; bipartite windows
to both floors of each bay on E elevation; wider, blank
bay to S of W elevation, and bipartite and single window
in narrower bay.
Rear elevation of 3 bays, with wider and narrower gabled
bays to left and centre, respectively, with irregular
openings; single storey bays to outer right, with
doorway.
Plate glass glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Decorative timber barge boarding to gableheads and
finials. Purple slates. Corniced stone stacks.

Statement of Interest

Originally part of estate of Carberry Tower, possibly

serving as factor's house. Finer building in same style

can be seen at Carberry Tower, South Lodge (listed

separately), and built slightly earlier. Wrought-iron

gates and cast-iron piers to NW drive.

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