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Lasswade Cemetery; Lodges, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8827 / 55°52'57"N

Longitude: -3.1187 / 3°7'7"W

OS Eastings: 330116

OS Northings: 666069

OS Grid: NT301660

Mapcode National: GBR 60NF.M2

Mapcode Global: WH6T1.2D5M

Entry Name: Lasswade Cemetery; Lodges, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 7 March 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390842

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44144

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lasswade

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Bonnyrigg

Parish: Lasswade

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 20th century. Walls enclosing hillside cemetery, extending SE and W with gates, quadrant walls and flanking square plan lodges. Bull-faced and snecked pink and cream sandstone. Raised cills to lodge windows; keystones, breaking eaves course; raised, banded quoins to lodges; ashlar cope to walls.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: tapered, banded, square-plan gatepiers to centre of arrangement; ashlar plinth-and-pyramid cap. Decorative wrought-iron gates with flower motif to each upper section. Gatepiers linked by stepped quadrant walls to piers flanking lodges. Walls extending uphill to NE and downhill to S.

LODGES: Outer walls advancing slightly through boundary walls towards road. Windows set high to road elevations. Deep-set, boarded doors to gate-facing elevations. Window set high to boundary-facing elevations. Advanced, full-height wallhead stack to cemetery-facing elevation of lodge to SE.

9-pane, fixed windows; swept, grey slate pyramidal roofs with double- ended finials; ashlar coped stack to rear of S lodge; cast-iron rainwater goods.

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Currently used as a store for the cemetery keeper.

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