William Robertson, 1825-6. 2-storey S facing house over
raised basement, 3 bays. Rubble frontage; modern harling
at raised basement level and to gables and rear; tooled and
polished ashlar dressings.
Centre door set in shallow round-headed recess; fanlight
with decorative glazing; slightly later pedimented porch
fronts doorway approached by flight of steps oversailing
raised basement. Outer ground floor windows with panelled
aprons also set in shallow round-headed recesses. 2 ground
floor windows in W gable; regular rear fenestration, now
partially masked by later single storey over raised
basement wing. Mainly 12-pane glazing. 2 modern rear dormers;
coped end wallhead stack; piended platform slate roof.
INTERIOR: curved staircase with slender wooden balusters.
Panelled doors and window shutters; moulded doorpieces
with simple key pattern decoration. Grey marble chimneypiece
in drawing-room with later 19th century ornate cast-iron
grate. Cast-iron grates of circa 1825 survive eleswhere
STEADING: 1815. U-plan range of single storey and single storey
and loft, built around rectangular court closed at S with coped
rubble wall with later ball-finialled gatepiers and
re-used wrought-iron pedestrian gate. Rubble, tooled rubble
dressings. Centre block of steading with segmental-headed
arch leading to rear lane. Slate roofs; stone ridges.
WALLED GARDEN: 1815. Substantial square rubbled walled
garden to W of steading and house.