Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 55993 76686
255993, 676686


Honeyman, Keppie and Mackintosh, 1906, now (1988) reduced by approximately one third and roughly L-plan.

Asymmetrical, 2-storey country house of stugged, squared

masonry with polished dressings.

MAIN ENTRANCE ELEVATION: U-plan with single storey porch in

the left re-entrance angle; additional single storey billiard

room extension with canted E. end. Windows sash and case set

behind stone transoms, upper sash small pane, lower plate


Wallhead parapets, gablehead and ridge stacks, slate roof.

INTERIOR: lavishly fitted interior. The surviving rooms

retain high quality panelling and plasterwork.

HALL AND STAIRCASE: in Jacobean style; 2/3rds panelled,

chequered black and white marble floor; stair with screen at

foot, alternatively stick and cut-out balusters.

DINING ROOM: elaborately screened inglenook and green marble

and timber chimney-piece. Panelled reveals to bay window.

DRAWING ROOM (now reduced in size)

deep white and grey marble surround set into carved timber

chimneypiece (carving displays sinuous details reminiscent of Mackintosh).

BILLIARD ROOM: elaborately panelled, Jacobean-style inglenook

with marble fire surround; top lit.

SMALL STUDY: panelled with small chimneypiece.

1ST FLOOR GALLERY: shallow plaster barrel vault with 17th

century-style decorated panels.

Good door furniture survives.

GARDEN GATE: rusticated masonry piers with obelisks.

Elaborate cast-iron gates in Jacobean-manner.

Statement of Special Interest

Listed for the high quality of the interior work.



Contemporary photographs in possession of owner.

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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