Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
East Linton
NT 59101 77202
359101, 677202


T P Marwick, circa 1900, built as National Bank of Scotland

with accommodation.

2-storey, 3-bay asymmetrical bank. Squared and snecked cream

sandstone with red ashlar dressings; stone mullions and

transoms. Rubble sides and rear. Occasional relieving

arch, shaped gables.

S ELEVATION: door to centre; columned porch with mannered

parapet. 4-light window to left. Advanced 2-storey bay to

right with projecting rectangular tripartite window at

ground; mannered blocking course. Windows to each bay at

1st floor; bipartite at centre, tripartite to left,

bipartite with stone mullion and transom to right bay.

W ELEVATION: bipartite at centre ground floor, window

with stone transom to left. Advanced 2-storey bay to right;

canted bay windows at ground and 1st floor, mannered

blocking course. 1st floor window to outer left breaking

eaves in curvilinear gabled dormerhead with finial.

E ELEVATION: advanced 2-storey central bay with

mannered parapet and transomed stair window; small

window at ground. Flanking bay to right has window to

each floor; 1st floor window breaking eaves in

dormerhead as above. Single storey service wing

projecting to N at rear. Sash and case windows; 6-pane

glazing to upper case, 2-panes to lower case.

Shaped gables to advanced bays with mannered ashlar

coped skews and scroll skewputts.

Grey slates to M-roof with terracotta ridge tiles.

Corniced stone stacks. Decorative gutter fixtures.

Low ashlar coped sandstone retaining wall, piers and

gatepiers. Railings removed. Pedestrian gateway to rear

with corniced overthrow.

Statement of Special Interest

Thomas P Marwick FRIBA (1854-1927), pupil of Peddie and

Kinnear, Architect to National Bank of Scotland Ltd. Branches

include Trongate, Glasgow, Kilmarnock and Portobello.




About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

Listed building consent is required for changes to a listed building which affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent.

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