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110 Church Street with Retaining Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.947 / 55°56'49"N

Longitude: -2.9555 / 2°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 340421

OS Northings: 673075

OS Grid: NT404730

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.Y7ZD

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.KSTB

Entry Name: 110 Church Street with Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388522

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42088

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Town: Tranent

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey 3-bay house. Grey sandstone, squared and coursed to N elevation with harl-pointing to sides and rear; painted ashlar margins; droved quoins. Bays grouped toward centre of N elevation with door at centre (fanlight), flanked by windows and with window to each bay at 1st floor. Largely blank gabled elevations to E and W; brick porch (?) added to E. Lean-to addition at ground to rear.

12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Ashlar coped skews. End stacks. Red pantiles with slate easing course.

RETAINING WALLS: low ashlar coped sandstone rubble retaining walls to principal N elevation; substantial walls to E, W and S, defining island site of the house to rear. Later 19th century outbuildings with retaining wall to S; pantiled piend-roofed building in SW corner, segmentlaly arched building with corrugatyed iron roof to S and SE.

Statement of Interest

The island site, early date and largely unaltered form of 110 Church Street, make it an important property in the earlier, northern section of Tranent Burgh.

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