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Standingstone Farm,standing stone

A Scheduled Monument in Dunbar and East Linton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9539 / 55°57'13"N

Longitude: -2.6782 / 2°40'41"W

OS Eastings: 357747

OS Northings: 673636

OS Grid: NT577736

Mapcode National: GBR 2W.XXZD

Mapcode Global: WH7TZ.TMV1

Entry Name: Standingstone Farm,standing stone

Scheduled Date: 26 August 1927

Last Amended: 29 August 1960

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM744

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Morham

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Traditional County: East Lothian

Description

Circa 1855. 4-house terrace, part of larger unexecuted

scheme, truncated at E and W. 8-bays; Nos 14 and 16 slightly

taller and shallow advanced, being pavilion of original

terrace.

3 storeys, attics and basement; polished ashlar, some margins

painted or repaired; doors to right at Nos 10, 12, 14; to

left at No 16. Steps oversailing basement to architraved

doorpiece with brackets supporting wide lintel. Recessed

tripartite doorpiece with glazed side and fanlights. Double

leaf panelled storm doors. Vestibule doors with leaded

coloured glass. Above door, single light architraved window

with panel frieze and consoled cornice. To left (right at 16)

2-storey canted bay window rises from basement with

balustraded parapet at 1st. All windows architraved though

many badly repaired or lost through decay. At 2nd floor

depressed arch windows with bracketted cills and margins;

3-light above bay windows. Sash windows, plate glass glazing.

Moulded band course at 1st floor cills and over 1st floor.

String course at eaves, bracketted cornice, blocking course.

Gabled dormers with round-headed windows steeply pitched

slate French roofs, pronounced pavilion roofs, advanced bays

at Nos 14 and 16. Skews at party walls; axial corniced

stacks, some octagonal cans.

Rear elevation coursed ashlar, sash windows, mainly 4-pane

glazing.

Cast-iron railings to steps and basement.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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