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Mellerstain House, East Lodge

Gate Lodge (19th Century)

Site Name Mellerstain House, East Lodge

Classification Gate Lodge (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Mellerstain House Policies

Canmore ID 104340

Site Number NT63NW 18.02

NGR NT 64828 39454

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Earlston
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Berwickshire

Accessing Scotland's Past Project

Lying to the north of Mellerstain House is a stretch of wooded parkland which formed, in the fashion of the time, an integral part of the designed landscape around the house. A long driveway ran through this wooded area towards the main entrance of Mellerstain House. Lodges were constructed where this driveway joined the road, controlling access and setting the architectural tone of the estate.

This single-storeyed and pedimented lodge was one of two constructed in the mid-nineteenth century.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project

Archaeology Notes


Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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