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Biel House, West Lodge with Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Stenton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348214

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14767

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stenton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Stenton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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