Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 47455 67936
347455, 667936


Earlier 18th century. 3-storey house. Long rectangular plan, 1 room in depth, with 3 widely spaced bays; single storey piend-roofed projection at rear. Rubble with ashlar dressings, some droved repairs, some stugged.

W ELEVATION: symmetrical. Doorway with small pane fanlight, flanked by windows. Smaller windows at 1st floor and 6-pane under eaves.

E ELEVATION: piend-roofed projection (former stable?) to outer left, with garage doors; pedestrian door blocked as window on return with further window. Centre and outer bays with window at ground and with additional window between; square 1st floor window at centre and regular window in outer bay; small window under eaves at centre.

S ELEVATION: 1st and 2nd floor window to left.

Predominantly 12-pane sash and case glazing. Pantile roofs with slate easing courses. Ashlar coped skews; end stacks.

RETAINING WALLS: rubble coped retaining walls to E and W.

Statement of Special Interest

Restored 1981. Winner of Saltire Society Award and Association For The Protection of Rural Scotland Award. Debate on purpose and origin of name referred to in Wyllie. Newel stair in interior.




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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