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STENTON, MAIN STREET, ST MARY'S WITH RETAINING WALLSLB14777

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 62129 74185
Coordinates
362129, 674185

Description

Circa 1820. 2-storey, 3-bay house with classically

detailed facade, almost certainly incorporating earlier

house, and adjoined to another at right angles. Pink

sandstone ashlar, with droved dressings and eaves

course; harl-pointed rubble to sides.

NE ELEVATION; pilastered and corniced doorpiece at

centre; flush 9-pane door with decorative fanlight.

1st floor window at centre with tablet over; windows to

both floors in flanking bays.

Blank end elevations with wallhead stacks.

12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Grey

slates to piend roof. Some original chimney cans

retained.

RETAINING WALLS: low rubble walls with ashlar coping and

wrought-iron railings to front garden; decorative

wrought-iron gate bearing name "St Mary's". Coped

rubble garden wall on higher ground to S.

Statement of Special Interest

Former internal door linking with Wayside (to W) is currently

(1989) blocked. A large, early barn sited to E, may fall

within the policies of St Mary's, and almost certainly did

so originally: it is listed separately.

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