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Latitude: 55.8624 / 55°51'44"N
Longitude: -3.0913 / 3°5'28"W
OS Eastings: 331793
OS Northings: 663783
OS Grid: NT317637
Mapcode National: GBR 60VN.JB
Mapcode Global: WH6T1.HX56
Plus Code: 9C7RVW65+XF
Entry Name: West Lodge, Dalhousie Castle
Listing Name: Dalhousie West Lodge, Including Railings
Listing Date: 5 May 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393315
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46130
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
Late 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay former lodge to Dalhousie Castle. Stugged squared and snecked pink sandstone with polished dressings. Base course; long and short dressings with chamfered reveals; long and short stop-chamfered quoins; crowstepped gables.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; boarded timber door to centre with letterbox fanlight; bipartite window to flanking bay to left; gabled bay flanking to right with canted 3-light window to centre.
NW ELEVATION: blank.
SW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2-bay; gabled bay to left with window to centre, flanked to left by small timber lean-to greenhouse; 20th century harled addition advanced to bay to right.
SE ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; gabled single bay; single pane window to centre with advanced cill and replacement lintel; base of corbelled stack to apex of gable.
Predominantly 2-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridges. Shouldered, coped sandstone wallhead stack with circular cans. Plastic and cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
RAILINGS: curved cast-iron railings to N of lodge.
B Group with Dalhousie Castle, Folly on W Bank of River South Esk, Folly on E Bank of River South Esk, Dalhousie Bridge over River South Esk and Grove Farm (former Dalhousie Walled Garden). This small pattern book lodge to Dalhousie Castle retains much of its original detailing and character.
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