Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 53539 85269
353539, 685269


Sir Robert Lorimer, 1898. 2-storey roughly L-plan house

with single storey later extension to W. Harled with

ashlar cills. 1st floor set-off at intervals.

E ELEVATION: round arched porch by re-entrant angle to

right of recessed S wing with 2 grouped windows to left

and roof swept over ground floor. Single storey

flat-roofed service bay adjoining at left with bipartite.

N wing at right angles to doorway, with flanking,

full-height 5-light canted bay to right; M-gable roof with

carved detail in valley; circular angle turret to right.

Cone-roofed with 3 narrow single lights at ground and 1st

floors. Rectangular porch addition at centre, flat-roofed

with single windows and door at left side. 2 small

uneven openings.

N ELEVATION: advanced gabled bay to right with gable

head slit and carved details; single storey rectangular

projection added at centre by re-entrant angle with

multi-light canted window. 2 bays of single storey

addition to outer right. Assorted window sizes, 1, 2, 4

and 5 lights. Angle turret to left, as above.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical openings with projecting

outbuilding to right and gabled single storey extension to

outer left.

Harled stacks with ashlar coping. Grey slates.

Drum gatepiers of rubble with semi-circular caps. Rubble

boundary wall with semi-circular coping.

Statement of Special Interest

Early essay in Lorimer's harled, cottage style. Commissioned

by J C Stewart.




p 42, 172 fig 47.


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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