Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 61793 74072
361793, 674072


Probably early 19th century. 2 rectangular blocks

forming S and W sides of court, enclosed by walls to N

and E. Red rubble sandstone with ashlar dressings and

some droved stones. Purple slate piend roofs.

W RANGE: 2 widely spaced bays to W; segmental-arched

carriage entrance at centre, flanked by doorway to

outer right and window to outer left, with additional window

flanking; 3 square hayloft windows under eaves.

Doorway (now blocked) with hayloft window above on S

side, and gabled brick projection on courtyard side.

S RANGE: single storey, raised by circa 2'. S side

largely blank. 2 12-paned sash and case windows to W

end elevation; courtyard elevation with 2 later windows

inserted at centre and sliding machinery doors; bothy

door to outer right with hayloft window above blocked;

2 doors to outer left with window flanking and hayloft

window above. Brick lean-to addition to outer left.

Coped rubble walls of walled garden to N and E.

Statement of Special Interest

Listed category C(S) for group value in relation to

Ruchlaw House close by to NE.



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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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