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- Date Added
- Local Authority
- East Lothian
- Planning Authority
- East Lothian
- NT 45634 61428
- 345634, 661428
Mid to later 18th century, 2-storey and attic, classically detailed house almost doubled in size in early 19th century by addition at rear; modern addition to L-plan single storey service block. Rubble, painted ashlar dressings and white painted harling.
W ELEVATION: 5-bay, symmetrical. Corniced doorway at centre with keystone and rounded corners to lintel. decorative fanlight. Window to each flanking bay at ground and to each bay at 1st floor, under eaves; rusticated quoins. 2 20th century gabled bipartite dormers.
E ELEVATION: later addition with irregular openings, shouldered wallheadstack and lean-to service buildings at right angles to left.
S ELEVATION: French door inserted to right of original house with 1st floor window above; later block slightly recessed, with window and modern conservatory at ground, 1st floor bipartite and attic window at centre. SERVICE BLOCK: piend roofed with swept slate-hung dormers and later alterations. 12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Ashlar coped skews and moulded coping and dressings to end stacks. Grey slates. RETAINING WALLS, QUADRANTS AND GATEPIERS: rubble retaining walls with semi-circular coping; 2 sets of quadrants in same materials and square, coped gatepiers in squared rubble. Simple wrought-iron gates.
Statement of Special Interest
Archibald Broun of Johnstounburn, allegedly spent so much on the latter mansion in the mid 19th century, that he lived the remainder of his life at Chesterhill.
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