Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 47618 82906
347618, 682906


J B Dunn, 1910. 2-storey house with single storey and

basement wing, in Cotswold vernacular. Squared and

snecked Rattlebag rubble with contrasting dressings.

1st floor subtly corbelled out at intervals.

S ELEVATION: gabled door bay at centre projecting from

broader recessed gable to left; higher gable to right.

Chamfered door surround with segmentally, arched ashlar

lintel. Roll-moulded square sundial panel above, raised

at centre, small bipartite below gablehead. Stair window

to left gable with transoms, and stepped cill levels.

Recessed outer bay to left with mullioned and transomed

tripartite at ground below low eaves and flat-roofed, slate

hung dormer. 4-light window to 1st floor of gable right

of centre with irregular bipartites below and small lights

under eaves to outer right bay. Advanced piend-roofed

service wing to right, set lower on sloping site.

N ELEVATION: gabled frontage with broad, semi-circular

arched porch recess, off-centre to right with small-paned

tripartite door behind, splayed, canted, piend-roofed

6-light bay at ground to outer left gable. Advanced

outer bay to right with chamfered angles at ground (with

windows) corbelled to square above. Outer bay to left

with window in chamfered bay. Single storey and

basement wing recessed to left. Variety of 2 and 3-light

windows, mullion and transom at ground. Coped stone

parapet to flight of steps, parallel to house leading to

arched porch from terrace below.

Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.

Square lead-paning to stair window. Caithness slates;

stone stacks, swept eaves.

INTERIOR: panelled doors. Decorative cast-iron grates.

Unusual Vitruvian scroll, plaster cornices. Brass door


Rubble coped rubble retaining wall. Circular section


Statement of Special Interest

Currently serving as Convalescent home. Earliest of a group

of 3 houses in Hill Road using same materials and Arts and

Crafts style, with Corner House and Coldstones (listed

separately). Relieving arches above some 1st floor windows.



C McWilliam, LOTHIAN 1978 p229.

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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