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Howdenhall Road, St Catherine's Gatelodge and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9021 / 55°54'7"N

Longitude: -3.1647 / 3°9'52"W

OS Eastings: 327274

OS Northings: 668279

OS Grid: NT272682

Mapcode National: GBR 60B6.N3

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.CX77

Entry Name: Howdenhall Road, St Catherine's Gatelodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 March 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 365566

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB28123

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Picturesque GATELODGE of earlier 19th century appearance, incorporating early 19th century single-storey Georgian lodge subsequently altered and heightened in a picturesque barge-boarded style (roughly squared, snecked and stugged rubble above wallhead); rectangular plan, single storey and ayttic; asymmetrical, with single storey projecting bay facing onto Howdenhall Road. Later additions to NE and SE. ENTRANCE ELEVATION: barge-boarded gable, Serlian window (of original building) centre at ground, round-arched window centre at attic floor (astragals above, plain plate glass below); barge-boarded and gabletted entrance porch projects to left. Untidy swept dormer addition on NE flank. Single end stack at SE. Associated GATEPIERS: 4 square-plan, corniced ashlar piers (one damaged).

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