Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
ND 4130 16173
304130, 916173


Mid 18th century, 2-storey, 5-bay house with late 18th

century single wide bay extension in similar style to NE

gable, from the front of which projects single storey,

4 bay wing creating L-plan. All harled.

Centre door in original 5-bay house; close set

fenestration in centre 3 1st floor bays (blocked at left).

Later gabled porch. Mainly 12-pane glazing; 3 early 19th

century small piended dormers with 6-pane glazing; ridge

and end coped stacks; crowsteps; slate roofs.

Simple coped rubble garden walls; pair plain square gate

piers with pair spearhead cast-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Stands close by Navidale burial ground (Scheduled

Monument). Navidale House visited by Donald Sage in late

1790's and described as "a plain building too wide to be

a double one". At this time there were two flanking

a single house, and too narrow to be a wings forming court.

Seat of the Gordons of Navidale, and later the Popes, whose

memorials are in Loth Church. Navidale (together with

Helmsdale) in Loth Parish until 1841.



Donald Sage, MEMORABILIA DOMESTICA (1899) (1979 edition)


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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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