Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 57697 73618
357697, 673618


Late 18th century 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with earlier 19th century wing and later single storey service buildings in re-entrant

angle. Rubble with harl pointing, stained pink on N elevation; red ashlar dressings to original house, droved and painted at ground. W elevation: bays grouped towards centre; corniced and architraved doorway at centre; decorative fanlight and panelled door; corniced canted windows in flanking bays, 19th century; original windows to each 1st floor bay. N return elevation with window at each floor, to left; S return blank, with ground floor window and lean-to conservatory added.

E elevation: piend-roofed jamb to right, with piend-roofed single storey building set in re-entrant angle; irregular openings; rounded arrises to back doorway in 2-storey wing. Further, lower outbuilding adjoined to SE. N return elevation of later 2-storey jamb 2 bays

deep, with windows to each floor. 4-pane and 12-pane glazing patterns to sash and case windows. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews; corniced stacks. Decorative cans retained. Retaining walls: semi-circular coping to rubble walls; domed stone caps to square, ashlar gatepiers.

Statement of Special Interest

Name "Standingstone" comes from nearby standing stone a monolith described in RCAHMS Inventory,no 99,which marked the place,in legend,where the mother of St Kentigern (St Mungo) was caught by an angel,having been cast down from Traprain Law.



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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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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