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Latitude: 55.9642 / 55°57'51"N
Longitude: -2.9411 / 2°56'27"W
OS Eastings: 341349
OS Northings: 674974
OS Grid: NT413749
Mapcode National: GBR 2K.XC5S
Mapcode Global: WH7TV.SCN4
Entry Name: Seton Farmhouse with Retaining Walls
Listing Date: 30 March 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353339
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19078
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford
Traditional County: East Lothian
Circa 1800. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse with mid 19th century single storey pavilions. Warm coloured stone, squared and coursed to S eelvation, with droved ahslar dressings, unusual pointing.
S ELEVATION: bays grouped towards centre. 2-leaf panelled door with fanlight; window in each flanking bay and to each bay at 1st floor.
PAVILIONS: adjoined to E and W gables; single storey piend-roofed; that to right with door and window to S (lying-pone glazing pattern), later harled, piend-roofed addition to N; that to left with large bipartite inserted and modern conservatory addtion to return.
N (rear) elevation: stair window at centre, above square stone porch addition.
Plate glass glazing pattern and sash and case windows predominating. Grey slates; 2 large piend-roofed slate hung dormers at rear, 1 small. End stacks.
RETAINING WALLS AND GATEPIERS: rubble walls with crenellated ashlar coping, to E and N. Large drum piers with ball finials to E, square piers with ashlar caps to N.
One of three farms bearing the name Seton; Seton West Mains and Seton Mains being the other. Seton Farm Steading lies to S. McNeill describes the siting of house and steading on that of the former village of Seton, which was largely dispersed in the late 18th century.
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