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Peaston Farmhouse

A Category C Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8781 / 55°52'41"N

Longitude: -2.9166 / 2°54'59"W

OS Eastings: 342748

OS Northings: 665377

OS Grid: NT427653

Mapcode National: GBR 802G.CP

Mapcode Global: WH7V8.5JD3

Entry Name: Peaston Farmhouse

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353144

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18930

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1800, with 19th century additions. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with 2 lower, recessed later bays to side and taller drawing room wing added at rear. Sandstone rubble with some harl pointing and droved ashlar dressings.

W ELEVATION: ashlar porch with cornice and blocking course added to original house, at centre, with doorway to side and windows on remaining elevations; windows in flanking bays and to each bay at 1st floor. Lower recessed bay to S, with simpler ashlar porch added by re-entrant angle, doorway on S side; large window flanking and 1st floor window. Still lower bay to S, with window to each floor, asymmetrically placed.

E ELEVATION: tall drawing room wing projecting from right, 2 bays deep, with bowed gable end; 2 1st floor windows; piend-roofed addition in re-entrant angle to left. Irregular smaller windows to remaining bays.

S ELEVATION: lean-to stone addition at ground to S gable.

Variety of glazing patterns; 12-and 4-pane in sash and case form, predominating. Ashlar coped skews; coped end stacks; original cans retained; purple slates.

Statement of Interest

Smithy Houses, Smithy and Grieve's Cottage are listed separately.

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