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Seton West Mains Farmhouse with Garden Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9617 / 55°57'41"N

Longitude: -2.9524 / 2°57'8"W

OS Eastings: 340636

OS Northings: 674703

OS Grid: NT406747

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.XGMV

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.MF82

Entry Name: Seton West Mains Farmhouse with Garden Walls

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353343

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19082

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse with lower 2-storey service wing, adjoined at SE corner to farm steading. Squared and tooled grey sandstone with ashlar dressings. Base and band

course, raised quoins.

N ELEVATION: 3 symmetrical bays grouped towards centre; ashlar classical porch, pilastered with cornice, panelled door and narrow windows to returns; stone mullioned tripartite windows flanking with bracketted cills; window to each bay at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: stair window at centre; flanked at 1st floor by small bathroom window with pantry light at ground. Window to each floor in outer bays, bipartite at ground to outer right. Lean-to greenhouse addition at centre.

W ELEVATION; 2-bay; window to each bay at each floor.

SERVICE WING: adjoined to E elevation to S. 2 bays to N with window to each floor, breaking eaves in pedimented dormerheads at 1st floor. Blankk rear.

Plate glass glazing in sash and case windows. Rope-moulded cast-iron gutters with decorateive brackets. Corniced ashlar stacks; grey slate piend roofs.

GARDEN WALLS: rubble walls enclosing garden area and adjacent to steading to S of farmhouse. Terraced lawn to N.

Statement of Interest

One of three farms bearing the name Seton, the others being Seton Farm and Seton Mains, both to E.

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