Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 34295 59081
334295, 859081


John Baxter, 1791-2. Entrance arch, crenellated screen walls

and flanking lodges with modern rear additions. Tooled

ashlar, polished ashlar dressings; harled additions at rear.

Tall central crenellated triumphal arch linked to flanking

single storey, single bay lodges by screenwall; lodges linked

to quadrants by continuation of screenwall. Single pedestrian

entrance each side of main entrance and single window of each

lodge, the latter set in shallow round-headed panel.

REAR: square single bay, mirrored lodges project at rear,

each with entrance facing drive-way and set-back crenellated

elevation with additional entrance fronting modern rear

additions. Original doors and windows set in shallow

round-headed panels; 12-pane glazing. Rear coped wallhead

stacks; shallow piended roofs masked by crenellated

wallheads; slate roofs to modern additions.

Statement of Special Interest

Upgraded: B to A, 24.3.88



James and Anne Simpson, 'John Baxter, Architect, and the

Patronage of the Fourth Duke of Gordon', BULLETIN OF THE

SCOTTISH GEORGIAN SOCIETY, vol. 2 (1973), p. 55.

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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