Listed Building

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BALGONE BARNS, OLD WINDMILLLB14715

Status: Removed

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/05/1989
Date Removed:
07/05/2018
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
North Berwick
NGR
NT 55303 82772
Coordinates
355303, 682772

Removal Reason

The designation of this structure as a listed building will be removed as part of the Dual Designation 2A project. It will continue to be recognised as being of national importance through its designation as a scheduled monument.

Description

Possibly 17th or early 18th century. Circular windmill tower

with vaulted base extending S; now roofless. Rubble, squared

for doorways and small opening above. Band course at two

thirds height with later extension above, collapsed at S.

Statement of Special Interest

Marked as pigeon house on Armstrong s map 1778, and dovecot on 1853 OS, however no evidence exists of flight holes. Said to resemble ancient tower of Egilsay church and resembles mills at Dysart and Dunbarney.

References

Bibliography

C E Green EAST LOTHIAN (1907), pp128-9. Scottish Industrial

Archaeology Survey (1979), Douglas et al p13, Drawing no 148.

About Listed Buildings

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

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