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West Fenton Steading and Stalk

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0268 / 56°1'36"N

Longitude: -2.8067 / 2°48'24"W

OS Eastings: 349817

OS Northings: 681837

OS Grid: NT498818

Mapcode National: GBR 2Q.SCCK

Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.VSM4

Entry Name: West Fenton Steading and Stalk

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331972

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1405

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Later 18th century. Sizeable steading with later
additions. Rubble with ashlar dressings to later work.
LONG W (ROAD): range, raised at centre with cart arch
and piend roof. 3 cattle courts behind at right with
feeding run between W and centre courts. Single court
behind to left. Long range to E, with cattle courts
behind to right of centre; range at left, former stables.
S range closes at W with ashlar coped gable of former
barn; arrow-shaped centrepiece at centre with ventilation
triangle above lintel; blind oculus in gablehead and
imposts. Cartshed with cast-iron columns to right of N
elevation.
Engine house with barn at centre of steading; square
section brick stalk in re-entrant angle. 2-storey barn
with openings altered at ground.
Square windows under eaves.
2-storey building with forestair to N; altered below with
former accommodation above. Circa 1800.
All with pantile piended roofs.

Statement of Interest

6 cattle courts in all, partly roofed. West Fenton farm

evidently flourished from 18th century.

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