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STENTON, STENTON PRIMARY SCHOOL WITH OUTBUILDINGS AND RETAINING WALLSLB14814

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 62030 74006
Coordinates
362030, 674006

Description

Possibly William Lambie Moffat, dated 1878. Single storey

school of near T-plan with porches, sited on island

incline at fork in road. Sandstone rubble with stugged

dressings; base course and chamfered arrises; stone

mullions and transoms; cusping to round-arch windows.

N ELEVATION: advanced gabled jamb at centre with

tripartite window with relieving-arch above; clock set in

circular panel at apex. Single window to each return.

3-bay porches set in re-entrant angles flanking, each

with slightly advanced gabled entrance with fanlit

doorway with shouldered lintel, flanked by paired

windows each side. Carved ribbon above each doorway,

inscribed "Boys" to right, "Girls" to left; "1878" and

"AD" set in shields above respective ribbons. Flight of

stone steps by boys entrance. Gabled corbelled bellcote

adjoined to ridge stack at centre of N jamb.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: each with tripartite window in main

gable detailed as above, with gable end stacks.

S ELEVATION: 5-bay. Slightly advanced, wide, gabled bay

at centre with tripartite window, detailed as above, and

stacks; decorative skewputts; apex finials. Grey

slates. Ridge ventilator.

OUTBUILDING: piend-roofed row of sheds to S of school,

against retaining wall. Sandstone rubble with cast-iron

columns. 3 bays each side of small piend-roofed

projection at centre, with doorway on E return.

RETAINING WALLS: rubble coped rubble retaining walls to

school playgrounds, on falling ground, with concrete (?)

repairs and wrought-iron railings to NW, and ashlar

coping to low walls to N.

Statement of Special Interest

Replaced earlier school and school house, listed separately.

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