Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 62318 71446
362318, 671446


Circa 1840. 2-storey, T-plan farmhouse comprised of

piend-roofed N-S wing and gabled E-W wing. Roughly

squared red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, some


N-S WING: 3-bay, symmetrical elevation to W; rectangular

porch projecting at centre with blocking course,

door on N return and narrow window to W; 1st floor window

above porch blind, regular windows in flanking bays to

each floor. Blank N and S elevations. Purple slates to

piend roof; wallhead stacks.

E-W WING: adjoined to N-S wing on E, 3-bay, asymmetrical

elevation to S, with later harled piend-roofed porch added

at centre; regular window above and to both floor in bay to

right; 2 square windows to left bay. Grey-green slates;

gable end stack to E.

RETAINING WALLS: rubble coped rubble walls dividing house

from steading sited to SW.

12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.

Statement of Special Interest

E-W wing in gabled form should by rights have a slightly

earlier date than the piend roofed N-S wing, as existing

farmhouses were often extended in such a manner, however,

the similarity in details and overall masonry form of the

wings suggests they were built simultaneously, or with only

a short time intervening. The steading, not included in

current listings, was one of several in East Lothian which

incorporated the earlier farmhouse.



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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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