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Crookston Farmhouse with Retaining Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9265 / 55°55'35"N

Longitude: -3.021 / 3°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 336296

OS Northings: 670848

OS Grid: NT362708

Mapcode National: GBR 2G.ZR6V

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.K9MJ

Entry Name: Crookston Farmhouse with Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343386

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10878

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Later 19th century, 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with single storey service wing projecting at rear. Grey sandstone, squared and snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings.

W ELEVATION: gabled and advanced bay at centre with corniced and pilastered doorway at ground; hoodmould to 1st floor window; blind trefoil panel at apex; crowsteps and beak skewputts to gablehead. Window to each floor in flanking bays.

E ELEVATION: tall single storey, peind-roofed wing at rear with door flanked by windows under catslide to N and remaining openings altered. Outer 2-storey bays of house with window to each floor.

Side elevations blank each with single ground floor window to W.

Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.

Grey slates to piend roofs. Shouldered and corniced wallhead stacks.

RETAINING WALLS: sandstone rubble retaining walls with semi-circular coping. Simple wrought-iron gates to N.

Statement of Interest

The farmhouse turns its back on Crookstone steading to E, and stands prominently in the landscape around.

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