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Aberlady, Back Lane, Town Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Aberlady, East Lothian

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Aberlady, Back Lane, Town Wall

Listing Date: 18 December 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397179

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49597

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberlady

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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