Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Whitekirk And Tyninghame
NT 61161 79011
361161, 679011


Probably William Burn, circa 1830. Single storey, 3-bay

rectangular plan gate lodge. Squared and snecked red

sandstone with stugged and droved bordered dressings.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay, symmetrical. Advanced gabled porch at

centre with broad, depressed arch doorway and modern French

doors with small-pane fanlight. Narrow windows on E and W

returns. Timber mullioned tripartites flanking in outer bays.

N ELEVATION: flat-roofed rectangular projection.

E GABLE: 5-sided canted window bay with cornice, slab roofing

and windows to centre 3 sides.

Diamond-pane glazing pattern to casement windows at S front.

Plate glass to canted bay and 4-pane sashes to rear

projection. Saw-tooth skews with consoled skewputts. Coped

diamond stack at centre of ridge. Grey slates.

GATEWAY: high pyramid coped piers, with S pier buttressed,

framing round arched carriageway. Red bull-nosed ashlar

sandstone. Raised voussoirs to archway and coped wall above

bridging between piers. Timber gates with diamond railings

and decorative hinges.

Statement of Special Interest

Listed C(S) for relationship with Tyninghame House and

probable authorship.

A Group with Items 18-21, 23-26.



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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.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

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