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Dirleton Village, Main Road, Vine Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0471 / 56°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.7778 / 2°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 351647

OS Northings: 684075

OS Grid: NT516840

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.R5VD

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.98HK

Entry Name: Dirleton Village, Main Road, Vine Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332118

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1500

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Earlier/mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay picturesque
Gothick detailed house with single storey extension to N.
Squared snecked rubble with random rubble. Stugged
ashlar dressings with chamfered arrises to openings.
W ELEVATION: gabled, finialled porch at centre with window
to W, panelled door to N. Timber mullioned bipartites
flanking at ground, stone mullioned at 1st floor. Gothick
dormerheads to 1st floor breaking eaves, most ornate to
centre with Y-tracery. Single storey bay to N with timber
mullioned bipartite.
E ELEVATION: as W with flat roofed modern extension to left.
Centre window at 1st floor blind.
N GABLE: hoodmoulded, stone mullioned bipartite at ground
to single storey advanced bay with blind pointed slit above.
Plate glass glazing to sash and case windows, and leaded
diamond glazing to casements. Slated roofs; main gables
gablet skews, consoled skewputts. Octagonal stacks
moulded at base and caps, paired on main gableheads.

Statement of Interest

Gothick decoration part of Lady Elgin period of beautifying

Dirleton, possibly added to earlier cottage. Curved retaining

hedge to W.

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