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Inveresk Village, Pinkiehill Steading and Stalk

A Category B Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9342 / 55°56'2"N

Longitude: -3.042 / 3°2'31"W

OS Eastings: 334997

OS Northings: 671723

OS Grid: NT349717

Mapcode National: GBR 2G.Z0J5

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.73NM

Entry Name: Inveresk Village, Pinkiehill Steading and Stalk

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343495

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10945

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Musselburgh

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Quadrangular steading comprised of U-plan group of
earlier 19th century cartshed, stable and granary
ranges, and later 19th century engine house and stalk;
closed to S by farmhouse. Rubble sandstone; droved
ashlar dressings. Cill courses to granary windows.
N (CARTSHED) RANGE: single storey, piend-roofed range
with 5 segmental cart arches to courtyard, currently
blocked as stable doors. Red pantiles and slate eaves
easing course.
W RANGE:- 2-storey stable and granary range; 7 irregular
bays; doorway at centre and to right of courtyard
elevation; 4 bays with window to each floor, and
further granary window to right; roof piended to N,
gabled to S, where abutted by pantiled single storey
bay, linking range with wing of farmhouse. Grey slates;
ashlar coped skews.
E RANGE: 2-storey granary range. 3 pedestrian doorways
and 1 machinery doorway to courtyard elevation; 3
granary windows above. Adjoined at N by cartshed range.
Gable end to S with hayloft/granary door and round
arched panel of flight-holes to dovecot at apex. Grey
slates; ashlar coped skews. Engine house abutting to W.
STALK AND ENGINE HOUSE: piend-roofed engine house
projecting from W range. Purple slates. Tapering, square
section, red brick stalk with neck band, cornice and
blocking course.

Statement of Interest

Pinkiehill Farmhouse is listed separately. The

relatively unspoiled survival of the small steading with

farmhouse at its head, abacking the courtyard, is of

interest, particularly in the context of Inveresk

Village, and with the towering landmark of the stalk.

Formerly known as Midfield Mains. Midfield Cottage,

Carberry Road, is listed separately.

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