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Wolfstar Farmhouse with Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Pencaitland, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9067 / 55°54'24"N

Longitude: -2.9351 / 2°56'6"W

OS Eastings: 341639

OS Northings: 668577

OS Grid: NT416685

Mapcode National: GBR 70Y4.CF

Mapcode Global: WH7V1.WSJP

Entry Name: Wolfstar Farmhouse with Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353169

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18952

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pencaitland

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Pencaitland

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey and basement, rectangular plan, classical farmhouse with lower gabled projection at rear. Cream and grey sandstone rubble to sides and rear, ashlar to main elevation; raised quoins, base and eaves course.

S elevation: 3-bay with cornice and blocking course; pedimented centre bay advanced with curved flight of steps to doorway with architraves cornice; panelled 2-leaf door and decorative fanlight; wrough-iron railings. Window to each floor in outer bays and above door at centre.

N elevation: gabled projection off-centre to right, with door to basement and regular windows above and on return elevations.

E elevation: window to principal floor and smaller 1st floor window; lean-to porch to basement.

W elevation: door and window at ground; window at centre to principal and 1st floors. Interior: winding stair; depressed-arch to hall. 12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Grey slates to piend roof; ashlar coping to gabled projection at rear.

Gatepiers: decorative cast-iron gateposts with finials.

Statement of Interest

Wolfstar Farm steading lies to NE. Farmhouse sited prominently to S of Ormiston.

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