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Penston Farmhouse

A Category C Listed Building in Gladsmuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9403 / 55°56'25"N

Longitude: -2.8919 / 2°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 344387

OS Northings: 672274

OS Grid: NT443722

Mapcode National: GBR 2M.YQ8P

Mapcode Global: WH7TW.KY4H

Entry Name: Penston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346227

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13180

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gladsmuir

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Gladsmuir

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Late 18th century, 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with late 19th century piend roofed additions at rear and slightly lower, circa 1800 2-storey addition to E, with single storey service wing. Squared and coursed rubble, probably formerly harled, sandstone dressings, raised margins, eaves course. Door to centre with strip fanlight, windows flanking at ground, 3 windows at 1st floor close under eaves. Window at each floor to addition right, one large window to single storey addition. Window to each floor of W gable. Piend roofed addition at rear, 2-storey, 3-bay, with round-headed stair window to outer right, 2 tall windows at ground and 1st floor. Further addition to right. Sash and case windows predominently 12-pane glazing pattern. Grey slates ashlar-coped skews with beak skewputts, corniced ashlar end and wallhead stacks. Low rubble coped retaining wall to garden.

Statement of Interest

Mapwork shows enclosed orchard to S of farmhouse.

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