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Dirleton Village, 1-12 (Inclusive Nos) Fidra Avenue

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0471 / 56°2'49"N

Longitude: -2.7767 / 2°46'35"W

OS Eastings: 351717

OS Northings: 684070

OS Grid: NT517840

Mapcode National: GBR 2S.R03D

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.B80L

Entry Name: Dirleton Village, 1-12 (Inclusive Nos) Fidra Avenue

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332182

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1529

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

W J Walker Todd, 1919. Later Arts and Crafts style
District Council housing grouped in a cul-de-sac, with 6
pairs to 4 designs. All with 12-pane glazing to sash and
case windows and slated roofs with swept eaves.
1 AND 2, 3 AND 4, 11 AND 12: single storey and attic
mirrored pairs. Harled.
FRONT ELEVATIONS: U-plan. 2 recessed bays at centre with
slate hung, swept bipartite dormers, advanced gabled outer
bays with eaves lower to outer sides, and
doorways. Variety of window sizes in gables in mirrored
pattern.
REAR ELEVATIONS: U-plan. 2 recessed bipartite windows to
centre bays with single 1st floor windows. Even gables
to outer bays.
Asymmetrical side elevations with projecting bay under
swept main roof, door set back.
Harled stacks at centre ridges.
9 AND 10: single storey and attic mirrored pair. Harled.
W ELEVATION: M-gabled, advanced centre with lower outer
bays, regularly placed doors and windows in asymmetrical
design.
Rear elevation similar.
Harled stack at centre valley.
5 AND 6: symmetrical mirrored pair snecked rubble.
E ELEVATION: U-plan. 2 recessed bays at centre with
advanced porches flanking in re-entrant angles by
advanced porches flanking in re-entrant angles by
advanced gabled outer bays. Small lights flank doorways
at centre, repeated on inner sides of gables. Lower
inner eaves swept to gables. Simplified rears.
7 AND 8: symmetrical mirrored pair. Snecked rubble.
W ELEVATION: U-plan 2 bipartites at centre with flanking
doorways in re-entrant angles. Advanced outer bays
with bipartites and piended roofs.
E ELEVATION: advanced bays at centre with roof continuing
in main sweep. Doorways with flanking lights at centre.
Recessed blank outer bays.
Ridge and end wallhead stacks.

Statement of Interest

Similar housing style used by Walker Todd at Gullane and

Macmerry. Hedges neatly dividing gardens. Robert Lorimer's

Colinton cottages have the initial stylistic source.

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