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Fenton Barns, Model Farm

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0303 / 56°1'48"N

Longitude: -2.7826 / 2°46'57"W

OS Eastings: 351328

OS Northings: 682204

OS Grid: NT513822

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.S4SK

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.7P7H

Entry Name: Fenton Barns, Model Farm

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331895

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1355

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

J Inch Morrison, 1938-40. 2-storey rectangular plan,
flat-roofed warehouse designed originally as model milking
complex in International Modern style. Rendered and painted.
W ELEVATION: bold U-shaped projecting stair with
multi-light, semi-circular window. Broad doorway with slab
hoot at S projection. Tripartite lights flanking to
right at ground and 1st floor. Recessed panels to left
serving as moveable openings. Plain band courses to
right and encircling corner, formerly as cill and lintel
courses to window strip and doorway, now blocked.
Single storey projecting offices to S elevation,
multi-gabled warehouse at rear.

Statement of Interest

Unusual experimental form of farm building. Prominent

feature in surrounding farmlands. Contemporary garage

to S with kidney shaped canopy to forecourt.

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