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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394400
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47023
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford
Traditional County: East Lothian
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.
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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