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Prestongrange House, South Lodge and Gate Arch

A Category C Listed Building in Prestonpans, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9497 / 55°56'59"N

Longitude: -2.9952 / 2°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 337946

OS Northings: 673413

OS Grid: NT379734

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.Y520

Mapcode Global: WH7TT.YQW7

Entry Name: Prestongrange House, South Lodge and Gate Arch

Listing Date: 29 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394400

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47023

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Prestonpans

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1850. Single storey, 3-bay, T-plan gate lodge with crowstepped gables. Squared and snecked pink sandstone front elevation, random rubble to remainder, with broached and droved dressings. Modern alterations, especially to rear.

W (FRONT) RANGE: symmetrical, central doorway with modern glazed timber door, flanked by 2 windows with advanced margins and lintels breaking eaves with flat copes. Blank gables, both with 2 square steel plates.

E (REAR) WING: not seen, 2000. Perpendicular to W section. Door and window to N, window to S.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Graded grey-green slate roof, stone ridges. Modern dormer incorporated into N roof of E section; skylight and velux additions. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Gablehead stacks; coped, with circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

GATE ARCH: symmetrical broached and droved sandstone ashlar gateway. High round arch with chamfered margins, with stepped curvilinear coping, surmounted by ball finial on plinth at apex. Pedestrian gateway to E through Prestongrange Boundary Walls (see separate listing), with modern wrought-iron gate.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Prestongrange House, Prestongrange House Boundary Walls, Prestongrange House East Lodge and Prestongrange House North Lodge (see separate listings). Listed primarily for the quality of the gate arch, and possible association with W H Playfair's work on Prestongrange House, 1830-50 (see separate listing). The gate arch is of similar design to that at Prestongrange House East Lodge (see separate listing).

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