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Main Street, Old Schoolhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Ormiston, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9132 / 55°54'47"N

Longitude: -2.9367 / 2°56'12"W

OS Eastings: 341543

OS Northings: 669294

OS Grid: NT415692

Mapcode National: GBR 70Y2.04

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.VMQR

Entry Name: Main Street, Old Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351518

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17558

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ormiston

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Ormiston

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Later 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house with tall single storey later addition. Harled with painted ashlar margins.

N ELEVATION: 3 widely spaced bays; doorway at centre with shallow painted pediment lintel; panelled door with small-pane fanlight.

Windows in flanking bays and to each bay at 1st floor. Small attic window on W elevation. Additional bay to outer left with door and window, adjoining schoolhouse with neighbouring property. Throughburn. Later school room adjoined to right. Additions to rear elevation.

12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Steeply pitched gables; ashlar coped skews and generous end stacks. Grey slates.

Statement of Interest

The Old Schoolhouse formerly served as school and schoolmaster's house until the adjoining schoolroom was built. It provides an excellent example of the calibre of houses intended by John Cockburn's plan for the village.

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