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Old Dalkeith Road, Campend House, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category C Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9038 / 55°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.0968 / 3°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 331521

OS Northings: 668399

OS Grid: NT315683

Mapcode National: GBR 60T5.BH

Mapcode Global: WH6SV.DVKY

Entry Name: Old Dalkeith Road, Campend House, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 22 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395076

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47735

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Newton

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Dalkeith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century with later additions. 2-storey T-plan house with lower parallel gable to rear and single storey outbuilding. Coursed sandstone ashlar with dressed cills and long and short quoins. Coped skew gables with beaked skewputts. Eaves course.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay main house with projecting piended porch to ground floor right, stone dormer to 1st floor; projecting 2-storey single bay gable to right.

NE ELEVATION: irregularly fenestrated M-gable with ground floor partially concealed by later stone lean-to, window in right return; adjoining single storey ancillary building to left with door and window to rear.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: gable end with later lean-to timber and glazing porch to ground floor with door in left return, entrance door within; single bay to 1st floor with blind gablehead; main house to right with single bay; projecting gabled extension adjoining to right with single bay on right.

SW ELEVATION: regularly fenestrated 2-storey, 3-bay (although bipartite window to ground floor right).

6-pane timber sash and case windows to most. Piended grey slate roof with zinc ridging. Replacement PVCu rainwater goods. Moulded triple stacks with chamfered arrises and plain short cans, bridge linked on pedestal to centre of roof. Smaller rubble stacks with plain cans to NE gables.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coursed rubble walls with semi-circular copes to most of boundary; random rubble wall to SW with piended stone copes and later post box inset to right.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: pair of square ashlar pillars with projecting square neck copes and pyramidal caps. Pair of painted plain wrought-iron gates with pointed top bars and dog bars.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Campend Steading (listed separately). The farmhouse is adjacent to a well-preserved example of a crowstepped steading and some farm workers' cottages. Originally the farmhouse appears to have been a rectangular 3-bay structure with a later wings added. The name Campend originates from a Roman fort thought to have stood on or near this site. The farm is now run as Lowe's Fruit Farm.

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