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Glenkinchie Distillery

A Category B Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.8912 / 55°53'28"N

Longitude: -2.891 / 2°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 344368

OS Northings: 666808

OS Grid: NT443668

Mapcode National: GBR 807B.W0

Mapcode Global: WH7V8.K6J2

Plus Code: 9C7VV4R5+FH

Entry Name: Glenkinchie Distillery

Listing Name: Glenkinchie Distillery,malt Barns (Museum)and Stalk

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353119

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18923

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Circa 1885. 5-storey maltings adjoining to S of earlier buildings. Brick with contrasting brick margins. Set in glen of Kinchie Burn. S elevation: 7-bay; regular fenestration. Door to outer right at

ground, and at 4th floor to cantilevered bridge linking with later building adjoined to E. Clock at centre in place of 1st floor

window. Mullioned and transomed windows with shutters below, transom and small-panes above, and small-pane windows. Grey slates to piend and platform roof; ashlar coped skews. Interior: ceased to serve as maltings in 1960s, currently serving as museum space. Cast-iron columns with brackets to capitals supporting timber beams of timber

floors; cast-iron saddles. Stalk: circa 1895. Circular section terracotta brick stalk with black bands and neck. Sited to E of maltings.

Statement of Interest

Glenkinchie Distillery was founded circa 1837 by John and George

Rate, but full production ceased between 1853 and 1880. Between 1880 and 1881,the Glen Kinchie Distillery Company began to rebuild the

plant. Currently licensed to John Haig and Company Limited, as part of SMD Limited. The Kilns have been demolished.

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