Mid 18th century incorporating earlier fabric, with many later alterations and additions. Tall; 3-storey and attic 5-bay gabled house with single and 2-storey additions. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings.
NW ELEVATION: 3-storey with attic 5-bay principal block; penultimate bay to right with lean-to stone porch at ground dated 1955, basket-arched stop-roll-moulded doorcase dated 1850; window above to 1st floor only; centre bay with 3 windows lighting stair; late medieval armorial panel above 1st window bearing arms of Rutherfurd of Hunthill; penultimate bay to left with small bathroom or closet window to each floor; outer bays with windows to each floor (barrred at ground); 2 gabled dormers, bipartite to left. To right, flat-roofed irregular 2-storey 3-bay rubble extension with coped wallhead and regular fenestration, chamfered reveals (dated 1954-8); coped rubble wall continues line to square gatepier. Roughcast 2-storey piend-roofed bay set back behind wall with irregular single storey services and garage range to right.
NE ELEVATION: blank gable; rusticated quions to left. Narrower single storey flat-roofed roughcast porch at ground; flat-panelled door at centre with semicircular sunburst fanlight and flanking rectangular lights (as Venetian window). Flanking convex coped rubble forecourt walls (see below).
SE ELEVATION: symmetrical (with later minor alterations) 3-storey and attic 5-bay garden elevation; rusticated quions; bank course above ground floor (1st floor as piano nobile); windows to all bays of all floors. 2-leaf glazed foor with multi-pane geometric fanlight at centre; moulded architrave, bracketed cornice and pilaster strips. At 1st floor 3 right-hand (Drawing room) windows with dropped cills. Pair of bipartite gabled dormers between outer bays. To left, irregular flat-roofed 2-storey 3-bay wing, coped wallhead, regular fenestration; modern windows to outer bays at ground; piend-roofed single bay to left; roughcast single bay with timber mullioned tripartite window to outer left, with services and garage beyond.
SW ELEVATION: blank gable; rubble and roughcast, single and 2-storey additions at ground.
Timber sash and case 12-pane windows. Ashlar coped skews and stacks; grey slates.
INTERIOR: not seen 1992.
FORECOURT AND GARDEN WALLS: 3 curved coped rubble walls terminated by square piers; E and S (garden) piers with cup and cover finials; N wall with decorative wrought-iron pedestrian gate and gatepiers with mannerist finials.
FORECOURT GATEPIERS AND GATES: to NE, pair of large square ashlar gatepiers with flattened pyramidal caps; wrought-iron carriage gate; further smaller pier to N.
ENTRANCE GATEPIERS: pair of square ashlar gatepiers with lion rampant holding scrolled cartouche (brought from Hartrigge House).