Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 45789 35694
345789, 735694


Early 19th century. Single storey, attic and basement, built on falling ground, long rectangular-plan group including cottage with saw mill/joiner?s workshops attached. Pink and buff rubble sandstone, partly harled and mostly whitewashed with grey and purple slate and corrugated asbestos roof. Windows mostly 4-pane sash and case, and top-hopper; end and ridge stack with thackstanes.

E ELEVATION: 3-bay cottage at left with half-glazed door at centre,

2 slate-hung timber gable dormers, attic window to left return gable;

3 bays at far right with boarded door at centre, stone forestair to boarded door at basement right, piended roof; single storey lower wing at right with window at left and 2 doors at right, asbestos roof; further bay stepped down at outer right with door and piended roof.

W ELEVATION: 3 irregularly disposed windows to harled cottage at right, 2 windows at left, window at left return gable; window and blocked window at stepped down wing at left with further low bay at far left, both partly masked by advanced mono-pitch roofed addition.

Statement of Special Interest

The building is shown as a saw mill on the 1858 OS map and known locally as a joiner?s workshop. There are remains of a large stone building to the west, and a millstone suggesting that grain was once milled here. The interior was not inspected. The bridge adjoining has 2 depressed arches, dated at keystones 17 and 63 (or 83, these figures are partially obliterated); the bridge was widened and a new parapet added probably during the 19th century and there are the modern buttresses.



1858 OS map.

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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