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PENSTON FARMHOUSELB13180

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
27/01/1993
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Gladsmuir
NGR
NT 44387 72274
Coordinates
344387, 672274

Description

Late 18th century, 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with late 19th century piend roofed additions at rear and slightly lower, circa 1800 2-storey addition to E, with single storey service wing. Squared and coursed rubble, probably formerly harled, sandstone dressings, raised margins, eaves course. Door to centre with strip fanlight, windows flanking at ground, 3 windows at 1st floor close under eaves. Window at each floor to addition right, one large window to single storey addition. Window to each floor of W gable. Piend roofed addition at rear, 2-storey, 3-bay, with round-headed stair window to outer right, 2 tall windows at ground and 1st floor. Further addition to right. Sash and case windows predominently 12-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates ashlar-coped skews with beak skewputts, corniced ashlar end and wallhead stacks. Low rubble coped retaining wall to garden.

Statement of Special Interest

Mapwork shows enclosed orchard to S of farmhouse.

References

Bibliography

OS Map, Haddingtonshire, 1854.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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