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Inveresk Village, 1 and 2 Smeaton Grove with Gateways and Retaining Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9328 / 55°55'58"N

Longitude: -3.0424 / 3°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 334975

OS Northings: 671572

OS Grid: NT349715

Mapcode National: GBR 2G.Z6FC

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.74JP

Entry Name: Inveresk Village, 1 and 2 Smeaton Grove with Gateways and Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343499

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10947

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Musselburgh

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century. Classical double villa.
Grey tooled ashlar frontage, rubble sides and rear; base
and 1st floor cill courses; eaves course and blocking
course to NW; ashlar mullions; chamfered arrises to
windows.
NW ELEVATION: 5 symmetrical bays. 2 small, narrow
windows at ground at centre; doorways flanking with
shallow pediments, on decorative stone consoles; deep-
set panelled doors with plate glass fanlights; 1st floor
windows above. Canted window at ground to each outer
bay, with leaded half-piend roof; tripartite windows
above at 1st floor.
SE ELEVATION: gabled projection at ground at centre; 1st
floor windows in bays flanking centre.
NE ELEVATION: largely blank; narrow 1st floor window
off-centre to left.
SW ELEVATION: bays to right advanced slightly, with 2
1st floor windows; bays to left blank.
Lying- and horizontal-pane glazing patterns in sash and
case windows, some 4-pane and plate glass. M-shaped
piend roof; grey slates. Corniced wallhead and mutual
gable stacks, some repaired and rendered; original cans
retained.
GATEWAYS AND RETAINING WALLS: ashlar pedestrian gateway,
with blocking course, flanking each outer bays, and
adjoined to retaining walls. Harl-pointed rubble walls,
with semi-circular coping to higher sections, ashlar
coping to low walls at NW.

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