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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: C
  • Date Added: 26/10/1994


  • Local Authority: Edinburgh
  • Planning Authority: Edinburgh
  • Burgh: Edinburgh

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NT 16407 66522
  • Coordinates: 316407, 666522


Early 19th century, possibly reworking earlier fabric and with later 19th century alterations. Single storey, 4-bay, near-symmetrical, rectangular-plan cottage with flat-roofed porch addition to NW. Rubble with partial harl and limewash. Droved quoins.

SW ELEVATION: 4 bays. Door in penultimate bay to left, modern door. Window to outer left (4-pane sash and case window); window to right, bipartite to outer right, stone mullion. Low, flat-roofed porch addition recessed to outer left, door at centre.

NE ELEVATION: 2 bays grouped to left of centre. Window and door, small window to outer left of door.

6-pane over plate glass sash and case windows; 4-pane sash and case windows. Pantiled roof with easing course; stone coping to skews; rendered and coped ridge stack with thack-stane. Corrugated sheeting for porch addition.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALL: high rubble wall with pyramidal coping enclosing site to NE and NW.

Statement of Special Interest

The cottage is shown on the 1st edition map. The steep pitch of the gables and the form of the rubble suggests incorporation of earlier fabric and hence, with its location by the church, the listing of the cottage.



OS 1st and 2nd edition, 1853, 1895.

About Designations

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see 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 is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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