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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
Plus Code: 9C7VV5H9+2P
Entry Name: Gilchriston
Listing Name: Gilchriston Farmhouse
Listing Date: 13 May 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353073
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18889
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Traditional County: East Lothian
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.
Adair's map of Haddingtonshire, 1736, indicates the existence of 'Gilkriston' by the earlier 18th century.