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244 Church Street, the Manse Stables with Retaining Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9494 / 55°56'57"N

Longitude: -2.9565 / 2°57'23"W

OS Eastings: 340363

OS Northings: 673338

OS Grid: NT403733

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.Y1QZ

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.KQCJ

Entry Name: 244 Church Street, the Manse Stables with Retaining Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388523

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42089

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

Dated 1858. Rectangular-plan, symmetrical 5-bay stable range. Squared and snecked, stugged rubble sandstone with contrasting dressings.

W ELEVATION: gabled bay at centre advanced and breaking eaves with hayloft; depressed carriage arch with fanlight and boarded 2-leaf doors; hayloft opening above, with dated lintel, and 3 flight-holes at apex. Outer bays each with door flanking centre (boarded doors with

small-pane fanlights), and with narrow windows in outer bays.

Decorative wrought-iron lamp brackets to NW corner.

E ELEVATION: door, swept dormer and window. Blank end elevations.

Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Red pantiles; ashlar coped skews.

INTERIOR: stall divisions retained.

RETAINING WALL AND GATEPIERS: stugged grey ashlar gatepiers to drive, with ball finials, flanked by rendered and lined ashlar coped walls. Squat, pyramidally coped piers by entrance to small stable courtyard; curved sandstone rubble wall with semi-circular coping to W, swept up to s, forming diminutive courtyard and shielding the garden of The Manse.

Statement of Interest

Cottages formerly stood on ground to S.

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