Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 34866 71934
334866, 671934


Late 18th century, 2-storey 3-bay house, linked in 19th

century to narrow, early 19th century building (former

stable and hayloft?) at rear, forming U-plan

arrangement, and abacking Roseville to N, to which it

was formerly adjoined; later additions and alterations.

Orange painted harl with painted ashlar dressings;

base and cill course.

S BLOCK: openings set in slightly recessed panels;

deep-set door at centre with panelled door and radial

fanlight; windows in flanking bays and to each bay at

1st floor. Low, narrow service door to outer left

leading to Roseville. Ashlar coped screen wall to outer

right, shielding piend roofed single storey addition

to E and N elevations, with window to S. 1st floor

window to E.

12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows.

Ashlar coped skew; end stacks; grey slates to main

house; red pantiles to later additions and building at

rear; red tiles to garden block.

GARDEN WALLS AND GATE: rubble coped rubble walls raised

in brick at intervals, and with gateway inscribed

"GARDEN"; decorative wrought-iron gate.

Statement of Special Interest

In 1815, Thomas Scott, builder, of Musselburgh bought

the property, and was probably responsible for the

alterations prior to his death in 1819. The property

may well have served as an Inn in the earlier to mid

19th century, as the inscription above the garden gate

suggests. Lean-to garage adjoined to gable end of 33

Inveresk Village (Byways Cottage) to E.




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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