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36, 36A HIGH STREETLB37437

Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 22/02/1971


  • Local Authority: West Lothian
  • Planning Authority: West Lothian
  • Burgh: Linlithgow

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NT 403 77139
  • Coordinates: 300403, 677139


Later 18th century. 3-storey and attic, 3-bay tenement. Cream sandstone rubble, coursed to N elevation. Lintel course above 2nd floor windows, raised margins.

S (STREET) ELEVATION: 4-bay ground floor, originally with doors in 1st and 3rd bays from right, now blocked as windows. Iron window guards to ground floor windows. Fenestration regular at 1st and 2nd floor.

N (REAR) FACADE: turnpike stair turret.

12-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, slate-hung piended dormers, ashlar coped skews, skewputts.

Statement of Special Interest

Entrance to the building is through the pend in the adjoining building No 42, 44 listed below. NMRS photograph shows two doors in the S entrance facade. Reconstructed 1968 by Roand Anderson Kinninmonth and Paul. Submission for Civic Trust Award 1971 with Planning Department, includes before and after photographs.



SCOTTISH FIELD September 1952 p43 illus. C McWilliam LOTHIAN (1978) p303. NMRS, Topographical Index, West Lothian, 997/6.

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