Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 73836 70606
373836, 670606


Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, L-plan, 3-bay, symmetrical

manse. Squared and snecked rubble with droved ashlar

dressings and base course.

S ELEVATION: 3 widely grouped bays; advanced pedimented

bay at centre with pilastered doorpiece; rectangular fanlight.

Large ground floor windows flanking, smaller 1st floor windows

to each bay.

N ELEVATION: advanced wing to right with lean-to outbuilding

to N and porch to E return. Stair window at centre, flanked

to left by narrow window at 1st floor and windows at both

floors on outer bay.

E ELEVATION: window at centre ground and 1st floor, with

additional window to right at ground; irregular in size.

W ELEVATION: 4-bay incorporating gable of original house. 2

narrow windows to each floor at centre, with larger windows

in outer bays.

12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows; piended

slate roof. Ashlar shouldered end stacks; some original cans


INTERIOR: tripartite vestibule screen, winding stone stair

with decorative cast-iron railings.

WALLED GARDEN: rectangular plan high rubble walled garden to

E of Old Manse, circa 200' x 75', with remains of former cottage/toolshed on N wall at W. Arched gateway at W and

gateways in E and N walls. Brick buttress to N.

Rubble boundary walls with 2 sets of decorative wrought-iron

gates to N gateways.

Statement of Special Interest

Cottage to N of walled garden possibly served as stables for




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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.

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