Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 48503 81890
348503, 681890


Probably 18th century, incorporating earlier material.

2-storey 3-bay symmetrical cottage. Rubble; droved

ashlar dressings, chamfered at 1st floor window openings.

W ELEVATION: square heraldic panel above doorway at

centre with initials PL (Patrick Levingtoun) and MF and

re-cut erroneous date 1390 (should read 1590). Boarded

2-leaf door. Small square 1st floor lights and larger,

flanking doorway.

E ELEVATION: large opening blocked at ground. Square

opening above.

Some timber sash and case frames retained. Gables

formerly crowstepped; brick gable end stacks. Pantiled

roof with slate eaves easing course to W.

INTERIOR: hooded chimneypiece to N gable, stone

chimneypiece to S gable.

Statement of Special Interest

In poor condition (1987). Boundary wall of castle courtyard

extending N and S. Heraldic panel taken from castle.



Inventory 28.

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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Market Garden House, Saltcoats Castle, detail of carved crest over entrance door, during daytime, on clear day with blue sky.
Market Garden House at Saltcoats Castle, looking east, during daytime, on clear day with blue sky.

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