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Yester House, Stables

A Category B Listed Building in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8966 / 55°53'47"N

Longitude: -2.7379 / 2°44'16"W

OS Eastings: 353950

OS Northings: 667298

OS Grid: NT539672

Mapcode National: GBR 90B8.12

Mapcode Global: WH7VB.X1DX

Entry Name: Yester House, Stables

Listing Date: 1 June 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348117

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14696

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yester

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Yester

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Quadrangular stable block of varying dates,
predominantly circa 1825, incorporating earlier fabric and
with classical S elevation and Tudor details circa 1850;
single and 2-storey ranges. Droved pink ashlar to S
elevation; red rubble sides and ashlar dressings; moulded
cornice with blocking course, base course, hoodmoulds.
Principal S range: 4 symmetrical 2-storey bays; sliding
garage doors added to openings at centre; recessed
square panels at 1st floor, each with window, linking
band course at level meeting rail; keystoned broad
hoodmould to each panel. Blank tablet with cornice above
at centre. Single storey corniced bays flanking, slightly
recessed, each with pedestrian doorway. Side ranges:
single storey, containing stables, with large windows and
doors at intervals.
Rear N range: 7, near-symmetrical, 2-storey bays.
Centre bay slightly advanced with segmental carriage arch
at ground, and stone mullioned tripartite above; tablet
set in blocking course at centre. Doorway flanked by
2 windows at ground to left, with 3 windows above.
2 doorways to right with 3 windows at ground and
3 above. Small-pane fanlights and glazing pattern to
sash and case windows, with pivoted panes in place of
upper sashes to stables. Roof not seen (1989).
INTERIOR: whitewashed stables with plaster cornice and
keystoned niche hayhecks, cast-iron railings, and with
some original paintwork remaining; timber stall divisions
with acorn finials, partially retained. Laundry sited in
rear range.

Statement of Interest

For further information on the estate, see Yester House.

An avenue of lime trees runs beside stable ranges.

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