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NEWLISTON HOUSE, EAST LODGE WITH GATEPIERS AND WALLS (Ref:27599)

This building is in the Edinburgh, City Of Council and the Edinburgh Burgh. It is a category B building and was listed on 22/02/1971.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NT 1173 7344.

Description

Probably David Bryce, 1848. Baronial lodge comprised of 3-storey tower with 2-storey and single storey bays stepping down. Rubble sandstone with ashlar dressings; chamfered arrises.3-storey tower with steeply pitched saddleback-roofed, 1-bay square with circular stair tower adjoined to SE corner. Stair tower jettied above 1st floor with cipher panel, narrow windows, candlesnuffer roof with lead ball finial and stone forestair to E. Gabled timber porch addition to W elevation, flanked by window at ground; later 1st floor window and heraldic panel at 2nd floor. Gabled S elevation with windows at ground and 2nd floor, latter with cornice and carved ornament; carved panel at 1st floor. E elevation with forestair to ground, carved pediment to 1st floor window and segmental pediment to 2nd floor window breaking eaves.Gabled 2-storey block to N. Window to each floor to W, irregular windows to E. Gabled single storey service block to N, with window to W.Small-pane and diamond-pane (stair tower) glazing patterns in sash and case and fixed windows. Some modern windows. Crowstepped gables; corniced gablehead stacks. Grey slates.OUTBUILDING: single storey gabled stone outbuilding to NW in garden, en suite, with door and window to S and door and gablehead stack to W.GATEPIERS AND WALLS: ashlar gatepiers with pulvinated bands and cornices. Coped ashlar walls, swept down from piers with garden gate by lodge. Rubble garden walls.

Notes

The ciphered panel on the entrance tower is thought to contain the initials of James Maitland and Margaret Crichton.

References

© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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