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Gifford, the Square, Greenfoot Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Yester, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9032 / 55°54'11"N

Longitude: -2.7477 / 2°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 353346

OS Northings: 668034

OS Grid: NT533680

Mapcode National: GBR 9075.XQ

Mapcode Global: WH7V4.RWRG

Entry Name: Gifford, the Square, Greenfoot Cottage

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353603

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19275

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yester

County: East Lothian

Unitary Authority Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Yester

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Earlier 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house adjoined to Town Hall.

S ELEVATION: sited to W of Town Hall. White painted harling with painted ashlar dressings. 3 widely spaced bays; door at centre with small-paned horizontal fanlight and panelled door. Windows in flanking bays and to each bay at 1st floor, under eaves. 2 windows to left in W gable wall. 12-pane sash and case glazing patern to sash and case windows; grey slates; ashlar end stack and coping to skews.

Statement of Interest

Slightly later house, Dolphin Cottage, also flanks Town Hall, to E (listed separately); together they comprise an imposing group effectively terminating the vista along the Fair Green to the Yester House lodges.

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