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Latitude: 55.8828 / 55°52'58"N
Longitude: -3.1182 / 3°7'5"W
OS Eastings: 330145
OS Northings: 666082
OS Grid: NT301660
Mapcode National: GBR 60NF.Q0
Mapcode Global: WH6T1.2DDJ
Entry Name: Lasswade Cemetery; Lodges, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 7 March 1997
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 390844
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44144
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Bonnyrigg
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
Currently used as a store for the cemetery keeper.
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