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The Brunt Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Dunbar, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9556 / 55°57'20"N

Longitude: -2.5049 / 2°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 368569

OS Northings: 673737

OS Grid: NT685737

Mapcode National: GBR ND5Z.94W

Mapcode Global: WH8W6.HKDP

Entry Name: The Brunt Steading

Listing Date: 17 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332119

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1501

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbar

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century extensive improvement steading with
mid century additions, incorporating late 18th century
farmhouse. Random rubble with pink and grey ashlar
dressings, droved for mid 19th century work.
Granary formed by conversion of 18th century farmhouse
at N, with irregular openings, some blocked, and
extensions to E and W. 2 cattle courts abutting the
external N range at E with covered feeding areas of
pantiled pitch roof with cast-iron and timber columns,
and segmental archways to N range. Additional gabled
granary projecting to N of falling ground at W. Cartshed
with cast-iron columns at W, and later cartshed to S at
E with 6 segmental archways with chamfered arrises,
outer archways with sliding machinery doors. Large open
cattle court at centre to E and asbestos covered court
to S at centre, both with ashlar pyramid capped
gatepiers and enclosed by ranges to certain elevations.
Pantile and grey slate roofs. Stone troughs.

Statement of Interest

Currently in state of neglect (1987). Listed category B

for early and extensive composition, and as surviving

example of impact of agricultural improvements.

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