Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 44697 69058
344697, 669058


Later 19th century. Asymmetrical 2-storey row of 3 cottages, currently 4. Squared and snecked, tooled rubble with droved ashlar dressings; base course and chamfered reveals. N (roadside) elevation: 6 irregular bays. Paired gabled porches in bays left of centre with decorative timber columns, brackets and barge boarding and balustrade; narrow window intervening between doorways; boarded doors with strip

fanlights. Further porch and doorway in penultimate bay to

right. Remaining bays at ground floor with timber mullioned

bipartites. Narrow 1st floor window off-centre to left; 4 bipartites in flanking bays, 2 arranged under gabled bays to left, and 2 to right, each breaking eaves in gabled dormerhead. W elevation blank, with blocked 1st floor window; later single storey addition to E

elevation. Additions at rear. Small-pane casement windows and plate glass sash and case. Timber eaves brackets and kingposts to N

gables. Pantiled roofs; velux windows to rear (1990). Stone

stacks; original cans retained; Low timber railings in front of bays to right.

Statement of Special Interest

Similar treatment of porches used at the farm cottages, Little

Spott, Stenton parish.



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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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