Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 64261 75301
364261, 675301


Dated 1851. 2-storey, L-plan farmhouse. Squared red

sandstone rubble with grey ashlar dressings, stugged; base

course; chamfered arrises, stone mullions.

1st floor windows breaking eaves in gabled dormerheads

with ball finials and corbelled gablet skewputts.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Gabled wide outer bay to right

advanced, with bipartite windows to both floors; gabled

porch set in re-entrant angle at centre, with dated panel

in apex, boarded door with decorative hinges; bipartite

at 1st floor. Bipartite windows to each floor of outer left


W ELEVATION: 4 irregular bays. Advanced right gabled bay

with leaded piend to canted window at ground,

bipartite above; single windows to each floor of centre

bays; lower and slightly recesses left bay, similarly with

single windows. Later single storey addition to left.

Projecting, gabled service buildings set in re-entrant

angle to NE.

Small-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.

Saw-tooth skews; moulded coping to ashlar stacks. Grey


GATEPIERS AND RETAINING WALLS: grey ashlar polygonal

gatepiers with pyramidal caps; rubble retaining walls

with semi-circular coping.

Statement of Special Interest

Sited on rising ground, the farmhouse dominates the group

of buildings at Pitcox. The earlier steading lies to S,

not included in current listings.



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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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