Listed Building

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CALDER STEADINGLB14154

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
22/01/1971
Local Authority
West Lothian
Planning Authority
West Lothian
Parish
Mid Calder
NGR
NT 6987 67088
Coordinates
306987, 667088

Description

Dated 1808. Courtyard steading oriented NNW-SSE.

Rubble-built with droved ashlar dressings, roofs mainly

slate. Main entrance range has central pend (dated

keystone to arch), loft and dovecot above capped with

simple pediment enclosing lunette; 2 bays to either side,

single storey and loft with tall blind arched panels, inner

courtyard face has rounded arises to central pend and

cart arches (3 to each side) opening to courtyard with

loft openings above. Circular midden enclosure in centre of

court; NNW (rear) range single storey, raised at centre

with lean-to pantile roofs against rear wall, latter with

3 tall blind arched details, as on front elevation, to

outer face. ENE elevation formally composed (to be seen

from house?) with 2-storey, 3-bay centre block, round

arched centre panel (perhaps originally a door) flanking

margined windows at ground and 1st, oval window over centre

arch; low flanking ranges, originally each with door;

taller outer blocks with arched window and oculus above.

Part of the range roofless (1984).

Statement of Special Interest

Low U-plan range to NNW with 6 flat headed openings on

long inner courtyard face, 2 additional cart openings on

NW elevations, pantiled roof.

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