Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 32555 72417
332555, 672417


After designs by John Craig, circa 1792. 2-storey

quadrangular Classical stable court, incorporating mid

18th century fabric in NW range. Grey sandstone ashlar

facades to SE and NE ranges, base, band and string

course at impost level, moulded cornice and blocking

course; squared and coursed sandstone to courtyard

elevations; variegated sandstone rubble with droved

ashlar dressings to remaining work of circa 1792, some

harl-pointing; ashlar dressings to mid 18th century


SE RANGE: main range 9-bay, with lower 2-storey,

3 bays closing range to outer left; polished ashlar,

coupled Roman Doric columns to pedimented entrance bay

at centre, with frieze, and segmental arch to pend.

3 bays flanking each side with tall windows at ground and

smaller windows above (7 of which are blinded); Doric

pilasters flanking outer bays with window at ground and

entablature and blank tablet above. Round-arched,

recessed panels to outer left bays, with blinded

windows, and small windows above. Courtyard facades with

fanlit doors and windows.

NE RANGE: 6-bay. 2 blind segmentally arched panels at

centre, flanked by Doric pilasters and pedimented;

flanking bays with tall windows at ground and smaller

above, some blinded. Fanlit doors and segmentally arched

carriage doors to courtyard elevation.

SW RANGE: 2 piend-roofed buildings, linked at centre,

with segmental carriage doors to right; further doors

and windows at ground and hayloft openings above.

NW RANGE: former 2-storey 18th century farmhouse to N,

with 3 closely grouped bays to courtyard elevation, and

adjoined to N by contemporary extension; further 18th

century buildings completing range to W, with lower

pitched roof, and lean-to rubble outbuilding. End

elevations of SW and NE ranges projecting at outer ends.

Small-pane glazing patterns to sash and case windows.

Grey slates; coped stacks; ashlar coped skews to NW


Statement of Special Interest

Apparently John Craig's designs for Drumpellier stables,

Glasgow (demolished) were borrowed by Miss Dalrymple

from Andrew Stirling, to be adapted for those at






About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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