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Dirleton Village, Manse Road, Dirleton House, (Former Manse), Including Coach-House and Retaining Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0479 / 56°2'52"N

Longitude: -2.7817 / 2°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 351402

OS Northings: 684171

OS Grid: NT514841

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.QYVW

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.77MX

Entry Name: Dirleton Village, Manse Road, Dirleton House, (Former Manse), Including Coach-House and Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331872

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1341

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1825. 2-storey, 3-bay, classically detailed house with
single storey, rear projection. Square, coursed rubble
with ashlar base course and dressings; raised margins.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
W ELEVATION: raised and pedimented bay at centre.
Pilastered doorpiece with deep, decorative fanlight and
panelled door. Unusual, wrought-iron lamp bracket in
wishbone form. Tripartite above. Broad pilasters to
outer angles. Moulded cornice and blocking course.
Single windows to outer bays.
E ELEVATION (rear): piend-roofed projection at ground to
right, converted to conservatory. 2 grouped 1st floor
windows at centre.
S ELEVATION: stair window at centre with blind window below
and flanking windows.
N ELEVATION: 3-bay with wide canted outer bay to left to
full-height.
Slated piend roof. Octagonal stacks grouped in sets of 3.
INTERIOR: original features retained. Simple, classical,
marble chimneypieces. Panelled window shutters and
doors. Dado rails. Decorative plasterwork. Tripartite
inner door to vestibule with fanlight.
Small coach-house to E, contemporary, with pedimented W
entrance facade and depressed arch doorways. Circular
opening to pediment.
Rubble retaining wall with squared rubble, pyramid
capped, gatepiers, linked by coped quadrant walls.

Statement of Interest

Originally built as manse to parish church, replacing earlier

manse, 5 Manse Road. Broad pilastered facade similar

to designs of William Smith, Haddington.

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