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Gifford, High Street, Ystrad House with Retaining Walls

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

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Latitude: 55.9015 / 55°54'5"N

Longitude: -2.7444 / 2°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 353549

OS Northings: 667849

OS Grid: NT535678

Mapcode National: GBR 9086.M9

Mapcode Global: WH7V4.TX9Q

Entry Name: Gifford, High Street, Ystrad House with Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348129

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14706

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yester

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Yester

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Earlier 18th century with later alterations. Long 2-storey
house (originally 2) in terraced pair. Rubble sandstone with
droved ashlar dressings, harled and painted rubble to W
W ELEVATION: originally symmetrical with 2 doors at centre, 1
blocked as window when adapted to single house; windows
flanking in outer bays and to each 3 bays under eaves above.
E ELEVATION: stair window off-centre to left; French doors
in flanking bays with 1st floor windows above; windows to
each floor in outer bays, with timber mullioned bipartite
inserted at ground to outer right.
Blank N gable onto narrow close.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. End and
mutual gable stacks. Grey slates.
RETAINING WALL: rubble rigg wall to garden to E.

Statement of Interest

Similar to S, both originally 2 houses, currently absorbed

as one. Steeper roof pitch to Ystrad House.

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