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Post Office, 24, 26 Main Street, Ormiston

A Category C Listed Building in Ormiston, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.913 / 55°54'46"N

Longitude: -2.9399 / 2°56'23"W

OS Eastings: 341348

OS Northings: 669281

OS Grid: NT413692

Mapcode National: GBR 70X2.B5

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.TM7V

Plus Code: 9C7VW376+63

Entry Name: Post Office, 24, 26 Main Street, Ormiston

Listing Name: 24 and 26 Main Street (Including Ormiston Post Office)

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351497

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17540

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200351497

Location: Ormiston

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Ormiston

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Mid 18th century. 2-storey 3-bay house with additional pend bay and modern pentice roofed and porch additions at rear, sited on corner. Harled.

S elevation to Main Street irregular, comprised of 3 2-storey bays and pend bay to outer right with window above. Doorway off-centre to right, flanked to either side by modern shop windows and with segmental pend in outer right bay; 3 1st floor windows of regular size, square window above pend. W elevation with large shop window inserted; 1st floor and attic windows.

4-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Later stacks. Red pantiles; modern skylight.

Statement of Interest

Listed despite considerable alterations for its contribution to Main Street, at head of The Wynd. Apparently the psot-office has a feu-charter of the 1840s, though later alterations have obscured the evidence for such an ealry date. Ashlar coped high rubble wall at rear.

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