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Renton Hall Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Morham, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9392 / 55°56'21"N

Longitude: -2.7308 / 2°43'51"W

OS Eastings: 354444

OS Northings: 672035

OS Grid: NT544720

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.YY5G

Mapcode Global: WH7TZ.0ZW9

Entry Name: Renton Hall Cottage

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353048

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18872

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Morham

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Morham

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Early to earlier 19th century. Single storey 3-bay farm cottage.

Rubble red sandstone with stugged grey ashlar dressings. Low flat-roofed ashlar porch projecting at centre of W elevation with 2-leaf doors and with fanlight of original door evident under eaves of house behind; window in each flanking bay. 3 regularly spaced windows to E (rear) elevation. Low stone porch projecting form N elevation at

left, with small pointed arch window and 6-pane window on piend roofed

W return and doorway under ashlar coped skew to E. 12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Grey slates to piend roof. Coped end stacks.

Statement of Interest

Renton Hall Farmhouse is listed separately below.The farm was evidently active from the mid 18th century (Armstrong,map of Haddingtonshire,1773),and in the 19th century included a tile works.The cottage presumably served as the grieve's house.A rubble coped rubble wall separates the cottage from the steading proper.

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