Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Last Date Amended
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
NT 34301 72785
334301, 672785


1819, 2 storey villa, symmetrical 3 windows wide. Central

arched doorway containing original fanlight and narrow

side lights; railed steps up. Piended slate roof, droved

ashlar front, with 1st floor cill string course; south

side rubble; north rendered; end stacks. 6 pane sash

windows. Rendered high garden wall, with battered top,

central doorway with raised sandstone margins and coping

above. Modern vehicular gateway towards north end.

Octagonal gazebo dated 1776. Domed slate roof with urn

finial. Chimney in form of an urn, above eaves at angle

to right of door. Ogee headed window on back side, above

level of garden wall. Curved parapetted forestair, housing

external heating furnace, leads to ogee headed doorway

with fanlight; sandstone rubble with raised window and

door margins. 9 pane top, 6 lower sash windows. Brick

vaults over mainroom and cellar.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for Capt John Horne, 42nd Regiment on Foot. Used as

North Esk Church Manse form 1897-1969. Garden house built

for Professor George Stuart in garden of Eskside Villa

(dem. 19th c). Used by his son Gilbert Stuart (1742-1785),




McWilliam Building of Scotland LOTHIAN 1978.p.343

Paterson, "History of Regality".

Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer, Scotland

Dictionary of National Biography.

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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