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Gilchriston Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8776 / 55°52'39"N

Longitude: -2.8306 / 2°49'50"W

OS Eastings: 348128

OS Northings: 665251

OS Grid: NT481652

Mapcode National: GBR 80NG.ZW

Mapcode Global: WH7V9.HJ9H

Entry Name: Gilchriston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353073

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18889

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Saltoun

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Saltoun

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Earlier 18th century 2-storey farmhouse with additions to S and E, later in the century. L-plan with single storey service buildings (probably also 18th century) adjoined. Rubble, harled with painted ashlar margins.

W ELEVATION: original farmhouse of 3 bays grouped towards centre, given addition of 2 full-height irregular bays to S and doorway moved to subsquent centre bay; windows in remaining bays, enlarged at ground and 1 inserted on S return elevation.

E ELEVATION: gabled jamb projecting from original farmhouse, to right with single storey outbuilding abutting at ground to E and lean-to S by re-entrant angle; 1st floor window in later bays to left. Gabled outbuilding adjoined to N elevation to left. 12-pane and 4-pane glazing patterns in sash and case windows. Grey slates and brown tiles to 2-storey blocks, red pantiles to single storey outbuildings. End stacks; decorative, barley sugar cans retained.

Statement of Interest

Adair's map of Haddingtonshire, 1736, indicates the existence of 'Gilkriston' by the earlier 18th century.

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