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Yester House, Bridge and Tunnel

A Category B Listed Building in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8971 / 55°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.7349 / 2°44'5"W

OS Eastings: 354140

OS Northings: 667347

OS Grid: NT541673

Mapcode National: GBR 90B7.PX

Mapcode Global: WH7VB.Y1TK

Entry Name: Yester House, Bridge and Tunnel

Listing Date: 1 June 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348115

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14694

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yester

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Yester

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Probably William Adam, circa 1744. Classical bridge
carrying main drive to Yester House across Gifford Water.
Single span; semi-circular arch with string course and
voussoirs. Corbelled parapet with rounded coping,
curving at ends into dies mounted with obelisk finials.

Statement of Interest

Classical details echo those used by William Adam in his

design for Aberfeldy Bridge. For further information on the

Yester gardens, see An Inventory of Gardens and Designed

Landscapes in Scotland (1988).

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