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North Lodge including gates, Winton Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.92 / 55°55'11"N

Longitude: -2.9058 / 2°54'20"W

OS Eastings: 343489

OS Northings: 670023

OS Grid: NT434700

Mapcode National: GBR MF52.CKK

Mapcode Global: WH7V2.BGJJ

Plus Code: 9C7VW39V+XM

Entry Name: North Lodge including gates, Winton Castle

Listing Name: North Lodge including gates, Winton Castle, Pencaitland

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Last Amended: 19 September 2019

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353167

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18950

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Early 19th century twin castellated towers, linked by Gilbert Ogilvy around 1925. Stugged, ashlar sandstone; chamfered reveals, base course; hoodmoulds to pedestrian doors and lancet windows. Corbelled and gablet-coped crenellated parapets. Octagonal towers, each two storeys, divided by string course. Tall window at ground to roadside in each tower and smaller window at 1st floor; similar arrangement to drive-side. Ashlar passage link bridging towers comprised of wide pointed-arch gateway, flanked by pedestrian gateways, each with blank shield above. Parapet raised above drive arch. Square-plan, squat single-storey tower with angle buttresses adjoined to one octagonal tower, with hoodmoulded doorway partly obscured by lean-to modern porch to roadside, and with medallion plaque above window to drive-side. Late 19th century gabled addition to east. Doorways to towers under passage link, by gateways.

Gates: probably 17th century, fine two-leaf wrought iron gates and overthrow to drive arch, and possibly later gates to gateways.

Statement of Interest

Original towers possibly designed by John Paterson. Gates to the South Lodge (listed separately, LB18917) are of 17th century origin and bear similarities suggesting that they too are early works, probably accompanying an earlier lodge.

The linking passage appears similar in style and stone that it may be contemporary with the towers, and restored by Gilbert Ogilvy in the early 20th century. Ogilvy also designed Winton Laundry, listed separately (LB18949).

Statutory address and listed building record revised in 2019. Previously listed as 'Winton House North Lodge With Gates'.

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