Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.

THE STANDARDSLB14793

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
17/05/1989
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Spott
NGR
NT 66532 76693
Coordinates
366532, 676693

Description

Circa 1830. Single storey, Cullalo ashlar lodge with red

sandstone rubble sides and rear, chamfered arrises to main

openings. L-plan with gabled porch set in re-entrant angle.

S ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with projecting panel at

centre, stone roofed with timber mullioned bipartite window,

and blind arrow slit above. Porch in re-entrant angle.

Window to right set close to porch.

Window on E gable with arrow slit above. Harled flat-roofed

and lean-to rear extensions.

Lying-pane glazing patter to sash and case windows.

Grey slates; linked ashlar diamond stacks set on base at

centre ridge. Gutterhead dated 1856.

Statement of Special Interest

Possibly designed by office of Burn and Bryce. Legend suggests

that the name The Standards refers to the standard raised by

the Templars on the site, but this is dubious as it would

require a date before 1312 when the Templars were abolished.

References

Bibliography

D M Turner SPOTT: AN EAST LOTHIAN PARISH (unpublished) p12

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