Listed Building

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BANKTON HOUSE GARDEN HOUSE/DOVECOTLB17548

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
30/03/1992
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Tranent
NGR
NT 39468 73662
Coordinates
339468, 673662

Description

Probably 18th century. Square plan 2-stage garden house and dovecot, originally 1 of 2 adjoined to N angles of walled garden to S of Bankton House. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, string course and coping; brick repairs. Adjoined at SW corner to Bankton Steading, and sited to W of Bankton House. Door at centre to W elevation, and to upper stage to right, formerly approached by stone rampart. Further door to E elevation. Apparently flat-roofed, with string course acting as cornice to parapet. Interior not seen (1989) containing nesting boxes.

Statement of Special Interest

Bankton House and Colonel Gardiner's Monument are listed separtely above.

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