Listed Building

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LOTHIANBRIDGE, THE SUN INNLB14545

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
14/09/1979
Local Authority
Midlothian
Planning Authority
Midlothian
Parish
Newbattle
NGR
NT 32633 64933
Coordinates
332633, 664933

Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey, symmetrical 5-bay, T-plan public house situated on roadside with later gabled porch to front and modern additions to rear. Coursed dressed rubble, painted white. Black painted base course to SW elevation and gable ends. Raised surrounds to openings (except to later additions), painted black on principal elevation. Coped, gabled dormers breaking eaves with moulded skewputts at first floor of principal elevation.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: symmetrical; 5-bay. Central porch; entrance in left return; window to front, smaller window in right return. Timber bargeboard to gable with finial, king post and pendant detail. Pub sign to right between 4th and 5th bays.

NW ELEVATION: modern single storey addition; The Sun Inn Hotel lettering on gable wall.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern (circa 1985) harled, flat-roofed additions obscure part of older building. Raggles visible of earlier gable addition to outshot.

SE ELEVATION: entrance with plain timber door to left.

Fixed bowed lights at ground floor; 12-pane sash and case dormer windows at 1st floor of principal elevation. Rooflight to rear. Grey slate roof with lead ridge (except for modern additions to rear). Raised stone coping at gables; skewputts; corniced apex stack to each gable; ridge stack to rear outshot; circular clay cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: much altered.

Statement of Special Interest

Rear wing visible on 1st Edition OS Map.

References

Bibliography

1st Edition OS Map, 1854; 2nd Edition OS Map, 1907.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

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