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Athelstaneford, the Brae, Rowan House (Formerly Elwyn House) Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Athelstaneford, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9885 / 55°59'18"N

Longitude: -2.7454 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 353592

OS Northings: 677534

OS Grid: NT535775

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.VM54

Mapcode Global: WH7TR.SQVZ

Entry Name: Athelstaneford, the Brae, Rowan House (Formerly Elwyn House) Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 18 December 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397185

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49600

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Athelstaneford

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Athelstaneford

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Late 18th century with later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular- plan house (incorporating small single storey cottage to N); forming part of terrace of houses and cottages. Random rubble (formerly harled); ashlar margins renewed in concrete to enlarged windows at ground.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to centre with later lean-to porch. Enlarged bipartite windows at ground, 3 1st floor windows close to eaves.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Central lean-to brick porch; flanking windows. Central stair window above porch; small windows closes to eaves to outer bays. Pantiled cottage adjoining to right with timber and glazed door off-centre left; central Velux roof-light.

INTERIOR: altered to accommodate children?s nursery; ground floor linked to cottage to N.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to W; 4-pane timber sash and case windows to E. Pitched roof; renewed red pantiles; ashlar coped straight skews; ashlar coped stacks; circular clay cans

BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar coped rubble retaining wall to W (road) elevation; rubble coped random rubble boundary wall to SE.

Statement of Interest

Formerly known as Elwyn House. With the joining 2-storey former maltings house to right and row of single storey cottages and outhouse to left, and despite alterations, this house forms an important part of the early fabric of the village.

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