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Latitude: 55.8995 / 55°53'58"N
Longitude: -2.8393 / 2°50'21"W
OS Eastings: 347615
OS Northings: 667697
OS Grid: NT476676
Mapcode National: GBR 80M7.30
Mapcode Global: WH7V3.CZ57
Plus Code: 9C7VV5X6+R7
Entry Name: Old Smithy, Main Street, East Saltoun
Listing Name: East Saltoun, Smithy
Listing Date: 5 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353072
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18887
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Traditional County: East Lothian
Rebuilt circa 1800. Roughly L-plan group, currently all residential, and sited on corner at road junction, on falling ground. Harl pointed rubble. Originally smithy at corner with very low eaves, steeply pitched roof with early skew form and gablehead stack; small square window to W elevation and flanking doorway breaking eaves; 3-bay building adjoined to S, later addition, with eaves, 3-bay building adjoining to S. Later addition, with former doorway to W at centre blocked as window and with windows flanking; blank return gable elevation to S; end stacks. Piended building to W, adjoined to earliest building and projecting slightly to N with machinery doors. 12-pane glazing pattern to S block. Pantiles.
Modern building placed in re-entrant angle of L-plan. Other similar early smithies in East Lothian may be found at Stenton, Gullane, and Pitcox. The East Saltoun Smithy is prominently placed. A decorative, Glenfield and Kennedy, cast-iron pump lies in re-entrant angle to N.
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