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Elphinstone, Main Street, Chapel

A Category C Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9214 / 55°55'17"N

Longitude: -2.9705 / 2°58'13"W

OS Eastings: 339447

OS Northings: 670242

OS Grid: NT394702

Mapcode National: GBR 2J.ZYC9

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.BFQD

Entry Name: Elphinstone, Main Street, Chapel

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351510

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17550

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Parish: Tranent

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Earlier 19th century. Small, rectangular plan, 3-bay chapel, piend-rofed, sited on falling ground. Sandstone, stugged, squared and snecked and painted. Base course. Door set in advanced, steeply gabled bay; chamfered arrises to surround, blank panel in gablehead and ashlar coping; 2-leaf chevron-boarded doors. Round arched windows in flanking bays. 2 regular windows to rear, currently boarded. Blank side elevations.

Small-pane glazing pattern with boarded heads in rounded arches. Grey slates.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Marked as the Methodist Church on the 1908 OS map. Interior not seen 1989. Apparently it also serves as a Sunday School.

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