Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 2088 54876
302088, 854876


John Kinross, dated 1900. 2-storey range of 6 2-bay houses

with nos 1 and 8 in advanced gabled outer wings, formerly

bothy (N) and laundry (S). Mixed random rubble, contrasting

finely tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Paired doorways

in centre block, each with simple ornamentation and

roll-moulding to doorpiece, flanked by 4-light window, each

window with thicker centre mullion. Similar entrances in N

and S gables, serving nos 1 and 8, at no 1 with monogrammed

plaque above. 6 gabled wallhead dormers, each with windows

similar to ground floor. Outer bays with pair hoodmoulded

4-light windows at no 1 and off-centre hoodmoulded and

heavily labelled tripartite in ground floor of no 8 with

carved detailing to 1st floor window lintel. Regular rear

elevation; datestone in rear gable of no 8. Original leaded

quarries to casement windows, though some re-glazing in rear

of no 8 (former laundry). Substantial stacks with moulded

copes rise through roof at rear and at wallheads of outer

wings; stone slate roofs.

INTERIOR: spacious rooms; simple wooden balusters to

staircases; shaped corbels support joisted ceilings in ground

floor front rooms; wrought-iron heart-shaped window

fastenings; no 7 has original enamelled open hearth/cooker.

Statement of Special Interest

Monogram over door of no 1 Cothall cottages FJGC for Florence

Josephine Gordon Cumming.





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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