Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 51368 83959
351368, 683959


Earlier to mid 18th century altered in earlier 19th

century, 7-bay almost symmetrical 2-storey house with

single storey cottage and outbuilding adjoining, raised

and embellished in earlier 19th century. Random rubble

with droved ashlar dressings and chamfered arrises to

most openings.

E ELEVATION: former centre window bipartite. Gabled

full-height porches flanking with doorways to E side of

left porch, to N side of right porch. Partly harled above

ground with openings to E and N at 1st floor. Narrow

slits to gableheads, gablet skews and skewputts with

finials. 2 outer bays flanking each side, intercepted to

left by single storey, earlier 19th century cottage at

right angles, adjoined to right by porch linking with

gabled single bay outbuilding. Further gabled outbuilding

recessed and adjoining to right, converted as garage. 3

wallhead dormers to main house gabled and finialled to

centre and outer bays.

SINGLE STOREY COTTAGE: tripartite, stone mullioned light to

E elevation, gabled as above. 3 openings to N side,

1 blind. S side with gabled porch, entered from E.

W ELEVATION: irregular openings, some enlarged. 3

piend-roofed slate-hung dormers, smallest at centre.

N AND S GABLES: projecting and battered stacks and

adjoining single storey buildings (as above).

Variety of small pane glazing to sash and case windows.

Straight skews. Coped stacks with linked diamond ashlar

stacks above. Slated roof.

Walled garden to W with high, random rubble, rubble

coped wall.

Statement of Special Interest

1633 date stone above left porch is erroneous recent

addition. Served as manse until 1825 when poor condition

prompted new building. Dormers and porch form echo that of

Castle Inn to left, possibly added to old manse circa 1825

and possibly by William Burn who worked on the Inn. Raised

masonry evidence below eaves to W.



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About Listed Buildings

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

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