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Latitude: 55.9854 / 55°59'7"N
Longitude: -2.6598 / 2°39'35"W
OS Eastings: 358930
OS Northings: 677136
OS Grid: NT589771
Mapcode National: GBR 2X.VVRZ
Mapcode Global: WH8VY.3TPC
Plus Code: 9C7VX8PR+53
Entry Name: Cattle Market, Haddington Road, East Linton
Listing Name: Haddington Road, Old Auction Mart Sale Hall
Listing Date: 18 July 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395524
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48089
Building Class: Cultural
Location: East Linton
County: East Lothian
Town: East Linton
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
Circa 1900. Octagonal timber auction mart sale hall with polygonal roof and octagonal-capped centre ventilator. Boarded timber. Broad 2-leaf timber door to W, small flat-roofed rectangular-plan extension to E, and 2 windows to each remaining face (some blocked). Each roof segment with bipartite below single pane rooflight.
Some 4-pane glazing pattern in fixed windows retained. Purple slates. Finialled, timber-louvred ventilator.
This old auction mart is now in use as joiners workshop. Further examples of octagonal auction mart halls built around 1900 or later can be found at Newton Stewart, Lockerbie, Castle Douglas and Reston, evidently a form favoured in the south of the country for livestock sales.
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