Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Mains And Strathmartine
NO 40132 34432
340132, 734432


Earlier 18th century, extended earlier 19th century, mid 19th century and early 20th century. Single storey, rectangular-plan steading type building, extended to W as cottages. Rubble masonry, stugged at mid 19th century addition at W, graded stone slate roof, grey slates at W of N pitch. Early 20th century kitchen/washing house addition at NW, cream brick with piended stone slate roof. Brick stacks. Windows mostly sash and case, plate glass at bottom, multi-pane at top.

S ELEVATION: original building at right; doorway with pink sandstone margined quoins, boarded double doors (inner door is stable type), window at right, right return gable has 2 small boarded windows at attic level. Earlier 19th century addition at left; door at centre, biapartite window at left, window at right. Mid 19th century addition at far left; door with later porch at right, window at left, window at left return gable.

N ELEVATION: original building at left; blocked doorway at centre, blocked arrow slit ventilator at left and right, later ventilator holes at eaves, truncated ridge ventilator. Additions at right; window at left and right, later brick addition at off-centre with door and windows.

INTERIOR: boarded coomb ceiling at original building, modern pig styes



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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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