Listed Building

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QUEENSTON BANK STEADING AND CARTSHEDLB1384

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
07/12/1988
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Dirleton
NGR
NT 50532 83020
Coordinates
350532, 683020

Description

STEADING; dated 1854. Symmetrical classical facade to

steading with some original work retained behind. Rubble

with droved ashlar dressings.

S ELEVATION: tall gabled bay at centre, advanced with

segmentally arched pend and flight holes to loft above;

weathervane at apex. Flanking walls to left and right.

Advanced end bays; tall and quasi-pavilion in form, each

with recessed arched panels at centre, impost blocks,

cornice and blocking course, the latter raised above arch.

Doorways in recessed panels, blocked to window at right,

and with hayloft door above at left. Former stable

behind facade at right, with high windows, and 3 cattle

courts beyond, bounded at E by former cottages/offices.

Asbestos roofing to main facade with pantiles to end

pavilion bays and E range.

Modern warehousing to NW.

CARTSHED: circa 1854. 2-storey, gabled cartshed range

of 7 bays, possibly incorporating earlier building.

Rubble with droved ashlar dressings.

N ELEVATION: 7 segmentally arched cartshed openings with

chamfered arrises to piers. Small shuttered openings

above under eaves, with centre window lowered as hayloft

door.

S ELEVATION: small windows under eaves to loft with outer

right lowered to doorway.

E GABLE: rubble forestair with renewed steps leading to

doorway at left.

W GABLE: blank. Red and grey pantiled roof.

INTERIOR: cast-iron columns supporting timber hayloft

floor.

Statement of Special Interest

Queenstonbank farmhouse, not included in list overlooks

steading from S.

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