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Latitude: 55.9743 / 55°58'27"N
Longitude: -2.6061 / 2°36'22"W
OS Eastings: 362268
OS Northings: 675867
OS Grid: NT622758
Mapcode National: GBR 2Z.WNFB
Mapcode Global: WH8W4.Y34C
Entry Name: Biel House, West Lodge with Gatepiers
Listing Date: 2 May 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 348214
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14767
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
Circa 1840. Small rectangular plan, Tudor stule gate lodge
with later additions at rear. Stugged pink coursed
sandstone with ashlar dressings; base course, chamfered
reveals. Symmetrical 3-bay S elevation to drive with
gabled porch, above 4-centred doorway; lancets to porch
sides and studded panelled door; bipartite windows
flanking. Gabled E and W elevations with canted 4-light
bay with parapet to W gable, single window to E, and
both with blind arrow slits at apex. Piend roofed
sympathetic rear addition to right of N elevation, and
modern additions set in re-entrant angle, encroaching
slightly on E gable. Gablet coping to ashlar parapets and
skewputts. 4-centred windows, with diamond-pane
glazing to those in canted bay. Purple slates.
GATEPIERS: square, stugged pink sandstone gatepiers with
chamfered corners and pyramidal caps.
Listed B despite modern additions, for Tudor details and
as fanfare to Biel House. Similar form found in Dirleton
village as part of Lady Elgin's "beautifications".
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