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Latitude: 56.0078 / 56°0'28"N
Longitude: -2.8648 / 2°51'53"W
OS Eastings: 346173
OS Northings: 679770
OS Grid: NT461797
Mapcode National: GBR 2N.TJBG
Mapcode Global: WH7TP.Y8Z5
Plus Code: 9C8V245P+43
Entry Name: Aberlady, Back Lane, Town Wall
Listing Date: 18 December 2003
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397179
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49597
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal
Traditional County: East Lothian
18th and 19th centuries. Coped and stepped random rubble boundary wall (approximately 510 metres long) incorporating (early) fabric of earlier town wall (seen at lower level). Some later 19th century outbuildings incorporated into wall fabric towards E section of wall; a number of timber boarded doorways at irregular intervals.
This section of town wall lies along the original boundary which defined the early rigs to the S of Aberlady?s main road. It is of local significance as it provides clear evidence of the boundary for the early town, while also contributing to the appearance of the local streetscape.
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