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East Barns, Grieve's House with Garden Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Dunbar, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9787 / 55°58'43"N

Longitude: -2.4546 / 2°27'16"W

OS Eastings: 371730

OS Northings: 676283

OS Grid: NT717762

Mapcode National: GBR ND9X.G6M

Mapcode Global: WH8W1.8ZDJ

Entry Name: East Barns, Grieve's House with Garden Walls

Listing Date: 17 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332123

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1505

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbar

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Late 18th century. 2-storey 3-bay gabled farmhouse.
Harled red rubble sandstone with ashlar margins.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: small-pane fanlight to off-
centre door. Windows flanking and to each 1st floor bay,
under eaves. Wide right bay.
N ELEVATION: 3-bay, grouped as above, with windows to
each floor at each bay; ground floor window to left,
slightly wider with timber mullion to bipartite light,
and that at centre blocked.
W GABLE: red rubble, single storey, piended pantiled
outbuilding adjoining at right. Walled garden abutting
at S, and N angle of house.
E GABLE: former gabled outbuilding adjoined at left, now
removed, with curtain wall and doorway remaining, 1st
floor window slightly off-centre to right, now blocked
with small square light inserted.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Grey
slates. Gable end stacks.
INTERIOR: good early 19th century cast-iron fire baskets
retained. Early electric light fitting in position in
ground floor front room. Winding timber stair at centre
with decorative timber balustrade.
RETAINING WALLS: high rubble walls enclosing garden to W
of house, adjoined to house.

Statement of Interest

Depth of house is striking. Overlooks East Barns

steading. Property of Hay family in 19th century.

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