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HALLHILL FARMHOUSELB1508

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/05/1989
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Dunbar
NGR
NT 67465 77842
Coordinates
367465, 677842

Description

Circa 1850. 2-storey gabled farmhouse, with 2nd storey

breaking eaves. Red rubble sandstone with stugged

ashlar dressings and chamfered arrises.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay symmetrical; pediment to

doorway with decorative fanlight. Timber mullioned

bipartites flanking at ground and in smaller 1st floor

openings, set in gabled dormerheads.

N ELEVATION: pentice roofed projecting at centre and to

right, at ground, with irregular windows and doorway on

E return. 2 single windows in dormerheads as above.

E AND W GABLES: blank with projecting central gable end

stack with off-sets each bearing 4 diamond flues with

original cans retained.

Plate-glass glazing pattern. Crowstepped skews with

beak skewputts to all gables. Grey slates.

Rubble coped red rubble sandstone retaining wall to S.

Statement of Special Interest

Steading sited a few yards to W. Almost certainly

pattern book design, similar to Kirklandhill Farmhouse

in form (not inlcuded in current parish listings),

possibly by James Hannan, mason.

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