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Longniddry, Lyars Road, Eventyr With Retaining Walls, Lodge And Gate Piers
- HER number: MEL4344
- Site Name: Longniddry, Lyars Road, Eventyr With Retaining Walls, Lodge And Gate Piers
- Grid Reference: 344241 677142
- Civil Parish:
- Description: Historic Scotland Listed Building Description: Ian G Lindsay of Orphoot, Whiting and Lindsay, dates 1935, with later additions by Lindsay. Classically detailed, rectangular plan, 2-storey, 5-bay house with diminutive quadrant and curtain walls adjoining, subsequently altered to form pavilions; 1 flat-roofed, 1 raised to 2-storey. White painted harl with contrasting ashlar cills.
NE ELEVATION: near-symmetrical. Wide, advanced and pedimented bay at centre with simple heystone and bracketted canopy; tall stair window above and date in tympanum. Recessed bays flanking, comprised of single window and quasi-Venetian window at ground, and 2 narrow windows flanking centre bay at 1st floor; further 1st floor window to outer left. PAVILIONS: courtyard walls to SE partly raised to 2-storey with polygonal roof; single windows in concave bay (former quadrant) to NE at both floors and timber mullioned tripartite flanking. Flat-roofed addition to NW formed from former walls adjoining, made 3-bay to NW with pilasters flanking bays, armorial plaque in centre bay and round-arched window to each outer bay.
SW ELEVATION: 7-bay, ground floor later advanced as flat-roofed extension with cast-iron balcony. Door to centre with bracketted canopy, 12-pane glazed door with shaped astragals. 3 windows flanking on each side at ground. Glazed doors to balcony at 1st floor centre and outer bays, 2 windows between. Variety of glazing patterns, mostly sash and case windows with 12-pane glazing pattern, some small-pane casements and top-hopper windows. Grey-green slates to piended roof, ashlar coped stacks, original cans.
LODGE: single-storey, harled lodge to S.
BOUNDARY WALLS: Coped rubble walls to house also those of Gosford estate.
GATEPIERS: square, stugged ashlar gatepiers and wooden gates.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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