Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 60013 74324
360013, 674324


William Burn, circa 1830. Single storey picturesquely

gabled cottage (formed from original pair) and workshop.

Cottage is stugged, squared red and pink sandstone with

stugged ashlar dressings; roughly coursed rubble rear

and workshop, suggesting possible incorporation of earlier


W ELEVATION: gabled porch set off-centre to right with

doorway to S and narrow window with bracketted stone

canopy to W. Gablehead with overhanging eaves to

segmentally arched, timber mullioned bipartite to right of

centre, and similarly to outer left bay. Gabled, harled

porch addition projecting from bay left of centre.

N AND S GABLES: segmentally arched timber mullioned

window to S gable wall, with corbelled stack at apex;

N gable blank with unusual mannered corbelling to stack.

Small harled piend-roofed addition to NE angle.

WORKSHOP: adjoined to rear (E) elevation of cottage, with

wide doorway to S and taller, pentice-roofed bay to outer

right with segmentally arched doorway. Plate glass sash

and case windows. Original grey slates. Single diamond

stacks. Crowstepped gables with beak skewputts.

RETAINING WALL: rubble wall with semi-circular coping and

square pier with semi-circular coping.

Statement of Special Interest

See Luggate Burn, Old School House.



See Luggate Burn, Old School House, above.

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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