Listed Building

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LITTLE SPOTT FARMHOUSELB14774

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Stenton
NGR
NT 65432 74771
Coordinates
365432, 674771

Description

Circa 1840. 2-storey and basement farmhouse. Red

sandstone rubble, squared and coursed to N front, with

ashlar band and cill course.

N ELEVATION: 3 widely spaced bays. Rectangular porch in

droved ashlar, with cornice and blocking course,

projecting at centre; round-arched doorway with

chamfered reveal; short flight of stone steps with heavy

painted stone balustrade; round-arched vestibule

doorway with fanlight, panelled door (upper panels now

glazed). Window at 1st floor above and in flanking bays.

S ELEVATION: 2 stair windows at centre; windows to each

floor of flanking bays and further small window.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: each of 2 bays, set out of line;

windows to each bay at both floors, those to 1st floor blind.

Basement door to E elevation.

Variety of glazing patterns, 12-pane predominating in

sash and case form. Grey slate piend roof. Moulded

coping to end stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

Sited prominently on high ground. Cottages listed

separately.

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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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