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STENTON, EAST GREEN, TRON COTTAGE (KNOWN AS CHURCH OFFICER'S HOUSE)LB14804

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 62118 74245
Coordinates
362118, 674245

Description

Earlier 18th century with various additions and alterations

forming L-plan group. 2-storey W facing cottage,

formerly several dwellings linked prior to 1850 to later

18th century S facing cottage at right angles, and by

1900 extended to N. Red sandstone rubble with variety

of dressings, some stugged, some with rounded and some with

chamfered arrises.

SE ELEVATION: 3-bay cottage to right, with corbelled

forestair at centre; lintel to doorway below stair; to left

opening enlarged as doorway; small window at ground to

outer right bay, and under eaves flanking 1st floor door.

Irregular bays to left in much altered range, 3 enlarged

windows at ground (1 formerly a door), 1 door and

1 small window; 3 widely spaced windows at 1st floor.

SW ELEVATION: fronting narrow wynd; blank gable wall at

right; lower 2-storey cottage adjoined to left, with door

bearing lintel incised "JW 1750", evidently inserted later;

blocked square low openings to right of centre, minimal

forestair at centre and small window to left above further

blocked opening.

GARDEN ELEVATION: later 19th century extension under

cat-slide roof; much 20th century alteration. Small-plane

glazing pattern to sash and case windows to SE.

Pantiles. Stugged ashlar stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

Currently in single ownership.

References

Bibliography

Biel estate plans, copies at NMRS.

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