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West Morham Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Morham, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9337 / 55°56'1"N

Longitude: -2.7351 / 2°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 354171

OS Northings: 671430

OS Grid: NT541714

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.Z3H7

Mapcode Global: WH7V4.Y3QY

Entry Name: West Morham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353052

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18875

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Morham

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Morham

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Complicated farmhouse of several building phases, possibly incorporating 17th century core, and certainly with earlier to mid 18th century fabric. Gabled wing added to S in 19th century, porch and pentice roofed bays to N, and gablehead to existing stairblock. Windows enlarged. Rubble, harled with rounded corners to earlier fabric; painted ashlar surrounds to 19th century openings and alterations. Walls 4'thick. N elevation: 2 E-W blocks adjoined; that to left earlier, of 3 bays with steeply pitched gable; right block of 2

bays, slightly advanced. Porch addition to outer left, linked to advanced right block by pentice-roofed in-fill. S elevation: 19th century wing projecting at outer right; earlier stairblock in re-entrant angle; bipartite inserted to left. Evidence of W block of E-W core indicated by stacks. Side elevations of E-W range with 2 bays to E, and blank to W. Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slates. End and mutual gable stacks; thackstanes. Ashlar coping to skews of later additions.

Statement of Interest

West Morham was formerly named Morham West Mains and earlier as Morham Muir (see Armstrong's 1773 map of Haddingtonshire,and Louden).It was evidently a relatively grand establishment in the 18th century.

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