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Kirkhouse Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Traquair, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5916 / 55°35'29"N

Longitude: -3.0775 / 3°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 332187

OS Northings: 633633

OS Grid: NT321336

Mapcode National: GBR 63YS.JD

Mapcode Global: WH6VD.PQQ8

Entry Name: Kirkhouse Lodge

Listing Date: 12 August 2003

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397244

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49653

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Traquair

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale East

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

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Description

1867. Single storey and attic asymmetric picturesque lodge with later alterations including contemporary pitch-roofed extension (2003) to rear. Overhanging eaves with timber purlins. Rock-faced coursed ashlar with ashlar dressings to principal elevations, whinstone rubble to rear.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced gabled entrance porch; later timber boarded door in roll-moulded shouldered surround; date (1867) and monogram (BQ) inscribed over; narrow windows to returns. Gabled bay to left.

Predominantly modern painted aluminium-framed windows: small diamond quarry windows to gableheads. Graded grey slates. Tall corniced sandstone stack with small cylindrical cans.

Statement of Interest

Built as a gate lodge for Kirkhouse (see separate listing), for the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry

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