Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000020 - 14, 15, 21
Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 34753 58598
334753, 858598


1870-80. Pair S facing (to Westmorland Street) single storey

and attic, 2-bay cottages. Mixed rubble, tooled ashlar

dressings. Entrances at rear (for No 15 via Westmorland

Street). 2 bracketted corniced windows to each house in W

elevation with similar blind and single windows in each

return gable; 2 dormer windows break wallhead, single gable

1st floor window to each house above continuous cill-eaves

band; lying pane glazing. Coped centre ridge stack; slate


Statement of Special Interest

With No 17 High Street and Nos 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 East Street,

these cottages were built as estate dwellings for Gordon

Castle employees. The design probably dates from circa 1840,

was used over a period of time on the estate and was somewhat old-fashioned by 1870-80. This group of cottages does not

appear on the 1st edition OS, 1870.



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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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