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St Germains Coach House

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9621 / 55°57'43"N

Longitude: -2.9206 / 2°55'14"W

OS Eastings: 342622

OS Northings: 674729

OS Grid: NT426747

Mapcode National: GBR 2L.X9T5

Mapcode Global: WH7TW.3DHP

Entry Name: St Germains Coach House

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353333

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19072

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford

Parish: Tranent

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Late 18th century. 2-storey 5-bay classical coach house with single storey lean-to wings. Cream sandstone ashlar frontage, roughly squared and coursed at sides and rear with ashlar dressings. Base course, band course and moulded cornice.

N ELEVATION: 3 centre bays advanced and set under steep pediment with blinded oculus, breaking eaves; arcaded ground floor; windows to each bay at each floor, square at 1st.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Boldly pedimented and architraved door at centre; panelled door. Depressed carriage arches flanking, blocked as windows. 3 square 1st floor windows.

Single storey side additions of 2 different dates, comprised of coped walls to N elevation, 1 in rubble, 1 in ashlar, each with windows; modern lean-tos to S. 1st floor windows inserted later in main coach house, breaking eaves in swept dormerheads.

Small-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows; grey slates to piend roof.

Statement of Interest

The unpretentious dignity of the design could be attributed to the artisan-classical style employed. For further information on St Germains, see St Germains House. B Group with House, Cottage and Dovecot.

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