Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 64171 75235
364171, 675235


Circa 1860. Single storey, symmetrical pair of cottages

incorporating fabric of earlier buildings, and originally

designed as 3. Squared and snecked, stugged pink rubble

with ashlar dressings chamfered arrises, segmental lintels

to openings.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: each 3-bay. Bracketted gabled

canopy to door at centre; 2-pane fanlight and boarded

door; windows in flanking bays.

E ELEVATION: 5-bay. 3 windows to centre bays; slightly

advanced, gabled outer bays with hoodmoulded bipartite

windows and square blank panels in apex.

W ELEVATION: 5-bay. Gabled porch advanced at centre,

with doorways on return sides and window to W.

Windows in flanking bays; advanced outer bays gabled

with single windows.

6-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Timber

eaves brackets and decorative brackets and barge

boarding to door canopies. Purple slates. Coped ridge


Statement of Special Interest

Signs of earlier masonry evident on cottages, which assume

site of those on 1854 OS map. Partially terraced gardens on

ground falling to E, with rubble coped rubble retaining




1854 OS map.

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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