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West Lodge, Whittingehame House

A Category A Listed Building in Haddington, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9413 / 55°56'28"N

Longitude: -2.6574 / 2°39'26"W

OS Eastings: 359033

OS Northings: 672220

OS Grid: NT590722

Mapcode National: GBR 2X.YNX2

Mapcode Global: WH8W4.4XTQ

Plus Code: 9C7VW8RV+G2

Entry Name: West Lodge, Whittingehame House

Listing Name: Whittingehame House, West Lodge with Quadrants and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351427

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17490

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Whittingehame

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Whittingehame

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Sir Robert Smirke, circa 1820. Greek classical, L-plan,
single storey gate lodge. Cullalo ashlar, with cill course,
entablature and moulded cornice. Pedimented 3-bay
temple-like frontages to each arm, with tall windows in
each bay, and on return bay of N-S arm. Porch set in
angle with unfluted Doric column to SW angle and pier to
SE; vertically paned, fanlit door; doorway balanced at
right angles by deep, blind opening. Blocking course
above porch. Low red sandstone outbuilding adjoined at
N. 12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Grey-slates. Coped grouped stacks to N-S ridge.
QUADRANT WALLS AND GATEPIERS: ashlar quadrants with
moulded coping and base course; square piers at intervals
and larger gatepiers, with moulded coping. Heavy chain
strung between piers; simple wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Partner to East Lodge, listed separately, forming pair,

executed in similar stone and Greek style, yet revealingly

different designs.

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