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246 Church Street, with Balustrades and Retaining Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9497 / 55°56'58"N

Longitude: -2.9567 / 2°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 340353

OS Northings: 673378

OS Grid: NT403733

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.Y1PR

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.KQ87

Entry Name: 246 Church Street, with Balustrades and Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388524

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42090

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

1807. 3-bay single storey and attic lodge with classical details. Sandstone, droved, squared and coursed to S elevation, rubble sides and rear.

S ELEVATION: entrance in slightly advanced centre bay, breaking eaves in pediment; deep-set door with sunray fanlight and flushed-panelled door; oculus in pediment and simple polygonal stone finials. Modern, shallow canted windows in flanking bays.

Attic windows to side elevations.

Modern porch and 2 box dormer additions at rear.

Modern Glazing. Ashlar coped skews and coped end stacks; original cans retained. Purple slates.

INTERIOR: geometric tiling to vestibule; tripartite inner vestibule door with etched glass.

BALUSTRADES_: 2 sections of stone balustrade set closeby Selevation, with gadrooned urn finials.

RETAINING WALLS: ashlar coped sandstone rubble retaining wall to S, taller to sides (continuous with retaining wall of 252 Church Street).

Statement of Interest

Listed B despite window alterations and glazing, in consideration of its strategic postion, proximity to the church and artisan classical details.

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