Listed Building

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SUNNYSIDE FARMHOUSELB14525

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 59463 75481
Coordinates
359463, 675481

Description

Late 18th century, 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse originally

E-W orientated; re-orientated with additions by Peddie

and Kinnear, dated 1865. Random whinstone rubble,

harled, with sandstone dressings, stone mullions to

bipartites. Single storey outbuildings to N.

E ELEVATION: gabled wing addition to farmhouse at E with

entrance to turret in SE re-entrant angle. Curved

6 panel door with moulded architraves, hoodmould and

date plaque, 1856. 2 windows to turret flanking door,

bipartite above with moulded cill course, eaves course.

Single bay of older house to left with window at each

floor. Taller windows at ground and 1st floor of later

wing to right; 1st floor window breaking eaves in gables

dormer with corbelled hoodmould, blank plaque to

gablehead. Gable end of wing rounded on returns,

corbelling out to eaves. 2 tall, narrow windows at

ground floor, bipartite at 1st floor, arrow-slit to

attic.

W ELEVATION: former front of house; 2-storey, 3-bay,

grouped towards centre. Window to each bay at each

floor, bipartite to outer left at ground. Doorway

probably formerly to centre.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: Blank wall to later wing to N,

single storey service addition to farmhouse with window

to left at ground, 2 windows at 1st floor, small opening

to attic.

Window to each floor to S gable wall.

Sash and case windows, predominantly 12-pane glazing

pattern.

Grey slates to gables, dormer and conical roof of

turret. Crowstepped gables and beak skewputts added

1865. Ashlar coped stacks; shouldered wallhead stack to

N wing. Some decorative cans and gutter features.

INTERIOR: Original plasterwork and woodwork survives.

Statement of Special Interest

Farmhouse re-orientated to face away from farm after new

steading built, also Peddie and Kinnear, 1865, listed

separately.

References

Bibliography

Peddie and Kinnear plans of farmhouse and steading in

possession of farmer. Photographed copies of plans in

the National Monuments Record Office, Edinburgh.

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