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Broxburn, Thistle Inn

A Category B Listed Building in Dunbar, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9872 / 55°59'13"N

Longitude: -2.4921 / 2°29'31"W

OS Eastings: 369396

OS Northings: 677247

OS Grid: NT693772

Mapcode National: GBR ND6W.P1R

Mapcode Global: WH8W0.PSH0

Entry Name: Broxburn, Thistle Inn

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332078

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1469

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbar

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Dunbar

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Late 18th century. 3-bay, 2-storey and attic gabled inn.
Red sandstone rubble now with rough harling, and ashlar
dressings.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: ashlar porch added later with
roll-moulded doorway and piended slab roof. Strip
fanlight and 2-leaf boarded doors. Low cills to flanking
windows. 3 1st floor windows.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: lean-to extension.
E GABLE: 1 window to ground floor at right and 1 at 1st
floor to left, with small attic window off-centre left.
W GABLE: openings mirroring E gable with ground floor
window lowered to French door.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows (1987).
Raised skews; gable end stacks with thackstanes. Grey
slates.
INTERIOR: Scotch pine woodwork and panelled interior
shutters.
Rubble coped rubble retaining wall to S by road and
falling ground to N.

Statement of Interest

Ruinous stable and cottage in L-plan sited on falling

ground to E of inn, formerly serving coaching parties on

London to Edinburgh route, no longer of special

architectural interest.

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