Listed Building

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BROWNRIGG FARMHOUSELB14510

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Prestonkirk
NGR
NT 55334 80743
Coordinates
355334, 680743

Description

Mid-19th century, incorporating earlier fabric. 2-storey

originally T-plan farmhouse with later wings and single

storey service wing at rear, Squared and snecked yellow

sandstone with ashlar dressings; eaves course,

chamfered reveals.

S ELEVATION: 4-bay. 2 central bays recessed; Tudor-

arched doorway to left bay with bracketted, gabled

canopy and fanlight with tracery. Window to right,

2 windows at 1st floor just breaking eaves in steep

crowstepped gabled dormer heads. Outer gabled wings

broad and advanced, the outer right a later addition.

Canted bay windows to each at ground, with cornice and

blocking course, probably contemporary with right wing

addition. Single window at 1st floor to left, stone

bipartite to right bay.

N ELEVATION (rear) small L-plan projecting wing in angle

of main block with stair block between, forming 3 gabled

bays. Later wing to left, recessed slightly. Irregular

fenestration; window at ground of main block, 1st floor

window blocked. Round-headed stair window,

crowstepped gabled dormerhead to 1st floor window of

wing. 2 rear entrances via piend-roofed service wing

adjoined to stair block.

E and W elevations with single irregular openings.

Various glazing patterns to sash and case windows; some

modern plate glass at rear.

Crowstepped skews, moulded beak skewputts. Diamond-plan

corniced stacks with Jacobean details; triple ridge

stacks to main block, corbelled gablehead stack to W

wing. Shouldered wallhead stack to later E wing.

Decorative cans. Grey slates.

Statement of Special Interest

May incorporate fabric of earlier building on site.

Masonry shows evidence of 2, possibly 3 phases of

construction in 19th century.

References

Bibliography

OS Maps of Haddingtonshire 1854 and 1894.

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