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New Mains

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Latitude: 56.0525 / 56°3'8"N

Longitude: -2.779 / 2°46'44"W

OS Eastings: 351578

OS Northings: 684675

OS Grid: NT515846

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.QRM5

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.84XF

Plus Code: 9C8V362C+XC

Entry Name: New Mains

Listing Name: New Mains North and West Ranges with Engine House and Stalk

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331960

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1399

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Later 19th century. Tall barn and engine house to
W range. Roughly squared and snecked rubble, droved
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs.
N-S BARN: gabled N and S with loft opening to N, apex
stack to bothy at S gable. Engine house adjoined
off-centre to left at W. Wide opening right of centre with
hayloft door with piended dormerhead. Modern brick
buildings to S. N-S barn made L-plan by addition of
wing at N to E side, with ventilation slits to N elevation.
ENGINE HOUSE: rectangular plan, taller centre section
with machinery entrance, roof swept over N projection.
Linked to barn by recessed linking bay. Large slates.
Tall pedestal to SW angle with circular section squat brick
stalk above, terminating in raised ring and coved support
to coping ring above.

Statement of Interest

Squat, solid form of stalk is unusual. Engine house in

poor condition (1987) with no machinery remaining.

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