Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 41348 69281
341348, 669281


Mid 18th century. 2-storey 3-bay house with additional pend bay and modern pentice roofed and porch additions at rear, sited on corner. Harled.

S elevation to Main Street irregular, comprised of 3 2-storey bays and pend bay to outer right with window above. Doorway off-centre to right, flanked to either side by modern shop windows and with segmental pend in outer right bay; 3 1st floor windows of regular size, square window above pend. W elevation with large shop window inserted; 1st floor and attic windows.

4-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Later stacks. Red pantiles; modern skylight.

Statement of Special Interest

Listed despite considerable alterations for its contribution to Main Street, at head of The Wynd. Apparently the psot-office has a feu-charter of the 1840s, though later alterations have obscured the evidence for such an ealry date. Ashlar coped high rubble wall at rear.



RCAHMS record sheet for Ormiston, 1963.

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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