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KINGSTON STEADING WITH ENGINE HOUSE AND STALKLB1397

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 53496 82406
Coordinates
353496, 682406

Description

Dated 1848. Square plan steading with longer range

adjoining at N. Random rubble with droved

ashlar dressings.

S RANGE: depressed arched carriage entrance in raised

gabled ashlar bay at centre with chamfered arrises; date

panel and decorative weather vane above. Long blank

walls flanking. Advanced, gabled outer bays of 2 storeys

with forestair to outer right, decorative can to gable-head

stack. Modern grain chute added to outer left gable.

E RANGE: cartshed openings at ground partly altered;

hayloft above at centre with gabletted loft door at centre

and 4 windows flanking to left and right under eaves.

W RANGE; modern grain shed added at right.

Piend-roofed double-height engine house advanced at left

with gabled single storey addition at ground. Circular

section brick stalk on tall pedestal at N.

N RANGE: 3 cattle courts divided by gabled projections

and enclosed by rubble walls with square pyramid coped

gatepiers. 2 cattle courts behind S range. Slate roofs

to S, E and W ranges with some pantiles. Pantile roofs to N

range with 2 timber ventilator, to sides of E cattle court.

Statement of Special Interest

Substantial and early steading after advent of steam

power. Modern buildings to W. Farm workers cottages nearby to

SW (listed separately), and single cottage to SE by steading,

omitted from listing.

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