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Gosford House, Hungary House, Game Larders And Kennels

Game Larder (19th Century), Kennels (19th Century)

Site Name Gosford House, Hungary House, Game Larders And Kennels

Classification Game Larder (19th Century), Kennels (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Gosford House Policies

Canmore ID 203778

Site Number NT47NE 49.07

NGR NT 46404 78860

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/203778

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  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Aberlady
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County East Lothian

Site Management (18 February 2009)

Part of a symmetrical single storey block comprising 2 identical cottages, with dog kennels and game larders forming courtyard behind. Squared and coursed red sandstone with ashlar dressings, eaves course continued on each return, pedimented gables. Low, ashlar-coped walls at rear, partly curved with arrowhead spiked wrought-iron railings enclosing kennel runs. Single storey W-facing range to N with game larder projecting at centre, unusual latticed larder at 1st floor, partially slate-hung on flanks.

Reputedly built by Hungarian POW of the Napoleonic Wars (Historic Scotland)

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