Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NH 51286 54858
251286, 854858


David Aitken, 1787-88.

Clock dated 1788. Mid 19th century incorporating earlier

central features, 2-storey, 7-bay entrance block to former

square with flanking single storey, 3-bay wings. Sneck coursed

rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Tall segmental headed

entrance with rould-headed window above set in shallow

pediment. Flanking 3-bay dwellings with centre doors and

taller ground floor windows; outer single storey, 3 bay

piended wings with wide round-headed entrances and windows.

Central octagonal timber cupola set on square weather boarded

plinth with facetted domed slate roof and gilded weather

cock. Louvred round headed arcaded openings to cupola; black

painted clock face with gilded lettering in centre south

face with diminutive segmental headed pediment above.

Symmetrical ridge and end stacks; slate roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

Outer wings were probably farm workshops, possibly smithy,

though no chimney survives.



SRO GD 46/1/413

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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