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Latitude: 55.9836 / 55°59'0"N
Longitude: -2.5344 / 2°32'3"W
OS Eastings: 366756
OS Northings: 676861
OS Grid: NT667768
Mapcode National: GBR ND3W.TZX
Mapcode Global: WH8W0.1VFS
Entry Name: Bower House (Bourhouse) Lodge with Gatepiers and Parapet
Listing Date: 17 May 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 348195
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14758
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
Circa 1840. Single storey gabled gate lodge, with later
extensions. Red Bourhouse ashlar sandstone, partly harled, with
base and string courses, raised margins with chamfered arrises.
Blank square panels in gableheads.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3 gabled bays. Doorway at centre,
panelled door under canopied gable. Canted window to right
splayed to square at gablehead. Stone mullioned bipartite to
outer left bay.
N ELEVATION: canted bay detailed as above.
S ELEVATION: sympathetic gabled extension.
Various additions to W.
Plate glass sash and case windows, some horizontal pane. Large
grey slates; polygonal ashlar stacks with moulded coping.
Decorative timber barge boards with pendants and wrought-iron
finials, some missing.
PIERS AND PARAPETS: polygonal ashlar gatepiers with pyramid
caps; coped ashlar parapets with 'Chinese' timber fences. Rubble boundary walls to policies of main house, adjoined at NW angle.
Possibly by David Bryce, who designed the house in
1835, however, very much in pattern book style. Much-altered, and consequently listed category C(S). The Standards, listed
separately, was the W lodge.
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