17th century, with addition of circa 1770, both remodelled circa 1830. Laird's house comprising symmetrical 2-storey 3-bay remodelling of 17th century house, connected by central 2-storey link to 2-storey and attic 3-bay classical remodelling of later 18th century house to S; latter flanked to E and W by walls connecting to single storey single bay pedimented pavilions. Harled and lined rubble walls with droved sandstone ashlar margins and details. Projecting cills to windows.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, droved ashlar single storey pedimented porch projecting at centre comprising vertically-boarded timber door with plate glass fanlight, channelled ashlar surround, flanked by pilasters with rosettes, urn finial to pediment; windows flanking outer bays at ground; round-arched window centred at 1st floor, tripartite windows in outer bays; principal block flanked by single storey single bay walls with glazed doors; single storey single bay pavilions advanced and flanking to outer right and left, each with Venetian windows and pediments with blind oculi and ball finials.
E ELEVATION: 4-pane timber sash and case window to link recessed between blank gables of N and S blocks; gable of N block advanced at right and blank E wall of E pavilion advanced at left.
N ELEVATION: symmetrical, timber fixed-light with triangulated glazing pattern to upper part of infilled door centred at ground; windows in flanking bays, regular fenestration at 1st floor; 2-leaf latticed gate in single storey courtyard wall extending to left; blank rear elevation of S block recessed at right.
W ELEVATION: 2-bay gable of S block advanced at right, ground floor obscured by lean-to addition, regular fenestration at 1st floor, attic window to right in gablehead; 4-pane timber sash and case window to link recessed at left, blank gable of N block to outer left.
Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows, with 4-pane pattern to link block and lower right window of N elevation. Grey slate roofs to N and S blocks, droved ashlar skew-copes, bracketted skewputts to S block; modern metal roofs to pavilions. Harled gablehead stacks, heightened at N block, all with concrete copes and circular cans; octagonal single-flue wallhead stacks with circular cans to outer walls of pavilions.
GARDEN WALLS, GATES, AND GATEPIERS: harl-pointed rubble walls enclosing roughly square formal garden to S of principal elevation adjoining pavilions at E and W; gates adjacent to pavilions comprising square droved ashlar gatepiers with bases and corniced pyramidal caps, flanked by dwarf walls with fleur-de-lys finialled railings surviving to W; railings removed from ashlar-coped dwarf wall bounding S side, cast-iron stanchions surviving to gate at centre. Basket-arched openings in walls linking N elevations of pavilions to large walled garden enclosing N side of house; garden extends to E and W, with basket-arched openings in S walls and centred in N wall, rounded corners to NE and NW. Harl-pointed rubble ashlar-coped dwarf wall forming semicircular plan enclosure within walled garden adjoining N elevation of N block, gate at N point comprising square droved ashlar gatepiers with bases and corniced pyramidal caps; rubble and concrete steps to E. Additional wall extending E from E pavilion and enclosing yard open to E.
PIER: coursed stugged sandstone sides with slabbed carriageway; steps set into W side at S end.
INTERIOR: late 18th century timber staircase with simple balustrade to S block; partly panelled SW attic room with dentilled cornice.