Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 53950 67298
353950, 667298


Quadrangular stable block of varying dates,

predominantly circa 1825, incorporating earlier fabric and

with classical S elevation and Tudor details circa 1850;

single and 2-storey ranges. Droved pink ashlar to S

elevation; red rubble sides and ashlar dressings; moulded

cornice with blocking course, base course, hoodmoulds.

Principal S range: 4 symmetrical 2-storey bays; sliding

garage doors added to openings at centre; recessed

square panels at 1st floor, each with window, linking

band course at level meeting rail; keystoned broad

hoodmould to each panel. Blank tablet with cornice above

at centre. Single storey corniced bays flanking, slightly

recessed, each with pedestrian doorway. Side ranges:

single storey, containing stables, with large windows and

doors at intervals.

Rear N range: 7, near-symmetrical, 2-storey bays.

Centre bay slightly advanced with segmental carriage arch

at ground, and stone mullioned tripartite above; tablet

set in blocking course at centre. Doorway flanked by

2 windows at ground to left, with 3 windows above.

2 doorways to right with 3 windows at ground and

3 above. Small-pane fanlights and glazing pattern to

sash and case windows, with pivoted panes in place of

upper sashes to stables. Roof not seen (1989).

INTERIOR: whitewashed stables with plaster cornice and

keystoned niche hayhecks, cast-iron railings, and with

some original paintwork remaining; timber stall divisions

with acorn finials, partially retained. Laundry sited in

rear range.

Statement of Special Interest

For further information on the estate, see Yester House.

An avenue of lime trees runs beside stable ranges.



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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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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