Listed Building

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SHERIFF HALL WESTGATELB14720

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/05/1989
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
North Berwick
NGR
NT 55977 81660
Coordinates
355977, 681660

Description

Later 19th century. Single storey gabled L-plan gate lodge.

Squared and snecked cream sandstone, stugged ashlar

dressings; chamfered arrises to openings.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay gabled porch projecting at centre with

decorative pendant; gabled bay to outer right with single

window and blank panel in gablehead. Single window to outer

left.

E ELEVATION: raised gabled bay to left with lead-roofed

canted window.

Variety of small-pane, lying pane, modern and 4-pane glazing

patterns to sash and case windows slate roof. Timber eaves

brackets to overhanging eaves. Tall ashlar ridge stacks with

moulded coping.

Statement of Special Interest

Possibly derived from designs in Loudon's COTTAGE, FARM AND

VILLA ARCHITECTURE.

Farmhouse to E in similar style (listed separately). Steading

and cottages also listed.

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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.

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Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. 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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