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- Date Added
- Local Authority
- East Lothian
- Planning Authority
- East Lothian
- NT 57697 73618
- 357697, 673618
Late 18th century 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with earlier 19th century wing and later single storey service buildings in re-entrant
angle. Rubble with harl pointing, stained pink on N elevation; red ashlar dressings to original house, droved and painted at ground. W elevation: bays grouped towards centre; corniced and architraved doorway at centre; decorative fanlight and panelled door; corniced canted windows in flanking bays, 19th century; original windows to each 1st floor bay. N return elevation with window at each floor, to left; S return blank, with ground floor window and lean-to conservatory added.
E elevation: piend-roofed jamb to right, with piend-roofed single storey building set in re-entrant angle; irregular openings; rounded arrises to back doorway in 2-storey wing. Further, lower outbuilding adjoined to SE. N return elevation of later 2-storey jamb 2 bays
deep, with windows to each floor. 4-pane and 12-pane glazing patterns to sash and case windows. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews; corniced stacks. Decorative cans retained. Retaining walls: semi-circular coping to rubble walls; domed stone caps to square, ashlar gatepiers.
Statement of Special Interest
Name "Standingstone" comes from nearby standing stone a monolith described in RCAHMS Inventory,no 99,which marked the place,in legend,where the mother of St Kentigern (St Mungo) was caught by an angel,having been cast down from Traprain Law.
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