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Bankton House Garden House/Dovecot

A Category C Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9522 / 55°57'7"N

Longitude: -2.9709 / 2°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 339468

OS Northings: 673662

OS Grid: NT394736

Mapcode National: GBR 2J.Y4HD

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.BNJC

Entry Name: Bankton House Garden House/Dovecot

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351507

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17548

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Tranent

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Probably 18th century. Square plan 2-stage garden house and dovecot, originally 1 of 2 adjoined to N angles of walled garden to S of Bankton House. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings, string course and coping; brick repairs. Adjoined at SW corner to Bankton Steading, and sited to W of Bankton House. Door at centre to W elevation, and to upper stage to right, formerly approached by stone rampart. Further door to E elevation. Apparently flat-roofed, with string course acting as cornice to parapet. Interior not seen (1989) containing nesting boxes.

Statement of Interest

Bankton House and Colonel Gardiner's Monument are listed separtely above.

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