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NEWBARN FARMHOUSE WITH RETAINING WALLS AND GATEPIERSLB14775

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Stenton
NGR
NT 62745 74838
Coordinates
362745, 674838

Description

Mid 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse. Roughly squared

pink sandstone rubble with broad droving to quoins.

S ELEVATION: 3 bays spaced widely. Doorway at centre,

panelled door; window above and to each floor of outer

bays, 2 retaining original size.

N ELEVATION: irregular openings; door at centre.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: both gables with square, blocked

attic windows; later window at ground to E, original

windows to each floor to W, and flat-roofed single storey,

stone porch projecting.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates. Ashlar

coped skews. Gable end stacks.

RETAINING WALLS AND PIERS: coped rubble retaining walls

and quadrants to S; ashlar polygonal gatepiers with

pyramidal caps.

Statement of Special Interest

Formerly flanked by 2 farm ranges to S, both removed by

1850s, and farmhouse adapted to house farm workers on Biel

Grange and Meiklerig farms. Gabled outbuilding closeby house

to SW is probably a remnant of the earlier ranges.

References

Bibliography

NMRS Floor plans and Sale Brochure, ELD228/1-2.

SVBWG EAST LOTHIAN HANDBOOK, 1986, p.14.

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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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