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Haddington House

Haddington House
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Haddington House

Located on Sidegate, Haddington House is the oldest domestic building within the town centre of Haddington and dates from 1648. The canopied doorway show a date of 1680 with the initials of Alexander Maitland and his wife Katherine Cunninghame. Restored in 1969 by the architect W. Schomberg Scott for the Lamp of Lothian Trust it is currently let to East Lothian Council. At the rear of the house is a traditional 17th century garden, known as St. Mary's Pleasance, which is maintained by the Haddington Garden Trust. It includes a wild meadow, sunken garden, and orchard.


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