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Ferrygate Farmhouse with Gatepiers, Boundary Walls, East and West Steading Ranges

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0508 / 56°3'2"N

Longitude: -2.7624 / 2°45'44"W

OS Eastings: 352612

OS Northings: 684480

OS Grid: NT526844

Mapcode National: GBR 2S.QWW4

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.J5TP

Entry Name: Ferrygate Farmhouse with Gatepiers, Boundary Walls, East and West Steading Ranges

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331857

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1335

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

FARMHOUSE: 1794, substantially rebuilt circa 1860. 3-bay
farmhouse, altered in 19th century and extended S. Red
rubble with painted ashlar dressings.
N ELEVATION: piend-roofed porch at centre with arched
bipartite window to N and door to E. Bipartites flanking
and above. Recessed piend-roofed single storey bay
flanking at outer left.
S ELEVATION: ground openings altered and modern
conservatory, 3 regularly spaced 1st floor windows.
M-shaped piend roof adjoining gabled roof to N.
E AND W ELEVATIONS: gabled of earlier house given
pediment form with painted ashlar skews and surround to
circular panel at centre, echoed in steading facades.
Variety of glazing patterns, 12-pane and plate glass, to
sash and case windows with some modern lights. Slate
roof; end and wallhead stacks. Rubble walled garden to
S of house. Rounded rubble coping to rubble boundary
wall; with painted ashlar polygonal coped gatepiers to NE.
STEADING: 1795. E RANGE: random red rubble. No gable
echoing house gabled in pedimented form with blind
circular panels. Opening below at ground; segmentally
arched pend to S running E and W with tall pedimented
facades, ashlar margins, coping and imposts.
W RANGE: pedimented gable as above.

Statement of Interest

Steading ranges listed primarily for symmetrical

arrangement either side of house.

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