Listed Building

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SCOTSCRAIGLB14520

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Prestonkirk
NGR
NT 59225 76848
Coordinates
359225, 676848

Description

Circa 1875. Former Manse, 2-storey L-plan house with

attic. Squared and snecked, stugged pink sandstone,

some ashlar dressings, base course, roll-moulded string

courses and eaves course, stone mullions. Yellow

stone to sides; squared whinstone rubble at rear with

yellow stugged sandstone dressings.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Broad, advanced gabled bay to outer

left, canted bipartite windows at ground with cornice,

string course; and at 1st floor, cornice and blocking

course with leaf motif in roundels. Bipartite to attic.

2-storey canted porch in re-entrant angle with cornice

and blocking course. Roll-moulded doorway with strip

fanlight. Bipartite to left at ground, 2 single lights

at 1st floor. Corbelled stair turret to left at 1st

floor in re-entrant angle of porch and wing, with slit

window, string course and bracketted cornice and

blocking course with decorative square panels.

Bipartites with stone transoms at ground and 1st floor

to right of porch. Broad gabled bay to outer right,

canted bipartite bay window at ground with cornice and

blocking course; decorative roundels as above.

Tripartite at 1st floor, hooded by moulded string

course. Decorative relief roundel by moulded string

course. Decorative relief roundel to gable head

enclosing 5 smaller quatrefoil roundels.

N ELEVATION: (rear) 2-storey with basement and attic,

4-bay. Single light to each floor of middle bays,

smaller window at centre of 1st floor. Bipartite to each

floor of outer left bay, single light to attic. Outer

right bay projecting at basement with bipartite. Splayed

at corners into canted window at ground floor with

cornice and blocking course. Bipartite at 1st floor,

single light to attic.

W ELEVATION: 3 centrally grouped bays, on sloping

ground; bipartite to 3 floors at outer left, small

single lights to basement and 1st floor at centre,

bipartites to ground and 1st floor at right. Gableheads

breaking eaves to outer bays.

E ELEVATION: moulded skews with angled skewputts to

skews of gablehead, left bay, W elevation with kneelers

and finial.

Grey slates, fish scales to conical roof of turret, lead

ridge brackets. Ashlar coped stacks with cornice and

decorative cans.

Statement of Special Interest

Built by Alexander Scott of Beanston, circa 1875, loaned

to the Free Church as a second Manse; no longer in use

as such. Lodge listed separately.

References

Bibliography

Rev Fisher HISTORY OF ST ANDREW'S CHURCH 1959.

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