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East Mains,enclosure 500m WNW of

A Scheduled Monument in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9117 / 55°54'42"N

Longitude: -2.8391 / 2°50'20"W

OS Eastings: 347642

OS Northings: 669050

OS Grid: NT476690

Mapcode National: GBR 80M2.4N

Mapcode Global: WH7V3.CN8W

Entry Name: East Mains,enclosure 500m WNW of

Scheduled Date: 1 November 1993

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5820

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Saltoun

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Traditional County: East Lothian


Earlier 19th century probably incorporating 18th century core. Substantial 2-storey, 4-bay house; pinned tooled rubble, contrasting painted ashlar or rendered margins.

NO 11: single storey, tight 3-bay wing projecting from N gable and extending E into garden. Harled frontage with contrasting painted margins; centre door; 8-pane glazing; piended slate roof.

NO 13, AIRD HOUSE: 2-storey and dormerless attic, 4-bay frontage; segmental-headed pend arch in outer bay; entrance door with flanking enlarged windows. Regular 1st floor fenestration with 12-pane glazing; blocked gable attic window. Coped end stacks; flat skews with run-off skewputts; slate roof.

GARDEN WALLS: rear garden enclosed by high rubble garden wall, heightened in brick at E and N.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to add to our understanding of high status native settlement in the Roman period. It may be expected to contain evidence for contemporary occupation and economy which will be of value in assessing the changes brought about in native society by the Roman presence.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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