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Latitude: 55.9289 / 55°55'44"N
Longitude: -2.6592 / 2°39'32"W
OS Eastings: 358911
OS Northings: 670843
OS Grid: NT589708
Mapcode National: GBR 2X.ZGHW
Mapcode Global: WH8WB.470P
Plus Code: 9C7VW8HR+H8
Entry Name: Whitelaws, Main Street, Garvald
Listing Name: Garvald, Main Street, Whitelaws with Retaining Walls
Listing Date: 2 May 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339196
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7339
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Garvald and Bara
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Parish: Garvald And Bara
Traditional County: East Lothian
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Circa 1840. 2-storey, 3-bay house. Stugged, squared and
snecked sandstone with raised, droved ashlar dressings and
eaves course; rubble at rear and sides. Sited prominently on
bend of Main Street.
W ELEVATION: gabled porch advanced at centre, with round
arched doorway, 2-leaf panelled doors and decorative
fanlight; slate roof. Windows flanking and to each bay at 1st
S ELEVATION: canted bay added at ground at centre, with stone
roof; remaining walls blank.
E ELEVATION: single storey piend roof projection, probably
added shortly after, to centre and right bays, with jarring
window enlargement. Widely spaced 1st floor windows in outer
N ELEVATION: former service court covered as garage; blank
1st floor bays.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Shouldered, ashlar coped wallhead stacks; slated piend roof
with lead flashings.
RETAINING WALLS: ashlar coped rubble parapet wall to W front,
and rubble garden walls.
Earlier 20th century, timber summerhouse in garden. Allegedly
built by a Mr Whitelaw, in whose family the house remained
until 1960s, on a lease and hence the name.
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