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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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NT 27676 70820
327676, 670820


1617 stepped L-plan, 3-storey and attic SE block with crenellated re-entrant stair tower 5-storey, harled and crow stepped with stone dormers, ground floor vaulted. NE wing 2-storey with sculptured dormers heads 1634, some 18th and early 19th century additions; large SW addition, MacGibbon and Ross 1891-2 (remodelling and rebuilding of Georgian wing) 2-storey and attic with angle turret, stone dormers, and

elaborate pilastered and pedimented porch with faceted rustication, bay window over at 1st floor.

Statement of Special Interest

Built by the Winrams of Inch later passed to the Gilmours of Craigmillar.



MacRae Her 32;

Inv 154 (Midlothian);

C & D Arch v.III p.528 (see plan at 1889);

Castles and Mansions of the Lothians (Small) shows state prior to 1891.

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 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.

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