Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NC 95262 65125
295262, 965125


Extensive high coped rubble garden walls extend to west of

house; walls retain east raised garden. 2 large walled gardens,

1 to south and 1 to NW, all of 18th and early 19th century dates. Dovecote; early-mid 19th century square, 2-storey dovecote in

NW angle of NW walled garden; entrance in south wall; pair

vents in west wall and single vent in north (both giving onto

field) with internal shutters. Paired vents in each side of

SE angle, giving into 1st floor loft. Pyramidal Caithness

slate roof, with apex finial and weathervane.

Privy; early 19th century, square privy built into slope of

raised garden SE of house with cess pit blow; centre door in

south elevation reached by flight steps descending from garden,

and continuing to lower level; small window in centre, east

elevation; pyramidal Caithness slab roof with apex finial.

Interior; 2-seater bench fitting survives.

Statement of Special Interest

Dovecote probably for sporting purposes rather than to raise

birds for food. Shutters would enable birds to be released to

field for marksmen. Unusual survival. Privy also unusual




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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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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