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Latitude: 55.8774 / 55°52'38"N
Longitude: -2.9163 / 2°54'58"W
OS Eastings: 342766
OS Northings: 665294
OS Grid: NT427652
Mapcode National: GBR 802G.FY
Mapcode Global: WH7V8.5JJP
Plus Code: 9C7VV3GM+XF
Entry Name: West House, Smithy Houses, Peaston
Listing Name: Peaston Smithy and Smithy Houses
Listing Date: 6 December 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394782
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47449
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir
Traditional County: East Lothian
18th century smithy with 2 later smithy houses with later alterations in prominent continuous row, at bend in road. Rubble with squared stone dressings and harl pointing, cement repairs to openings of smithy houses.
SMITHY: in poor condition. Single storey, 3-bay smithy with door to centre flanked by windows. Windows and door to rear. Steeply pitched gables.
INTERIOR: forge to outer gable with working hearth in place.
Plate glass glazing in sash and case windows. Boarded door. Brick coped skews and brick stack. Red pantiles with 3 sections of clear glazing tiles.
SMITHY HOUSES: set back slightly from smithy. 2-storey with 1st floor breaking eaves, 4-bay. Fanlit, boarded doors with relieving arches over in bays to centre with windows to outer bays and gabled dormerheads breaking eaves above outer bays and between those to centre, outer dormerheads with stone coping. Blank return gable. Openings to rear.
12-pane and 4-pane sash and case windows. Stone coping to skews and harled stacks. Grey slates.
Fronting Peaston Steading, opposite now ruinous former bothy houses and the grieve's house (listed separately). A good example of East Lothian vernacular.