Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
East Dunbartonshire
Planning Authority
East Dunbartonshire
NS 55214 75372
255214, 675372


G M Beattie & John Gibb Morton, 1904. 2-storey with basement and single storey with attic, 4-bay, rectangular-plan Scottish 17th century villa on ground falling to S. Ashlar and harl with ashlar dressings. Buttress; chamfered reveals; stone transoms and mullions.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: dominant flat-roofed canted transomed stair window projecting at centre, canted doorpiece in re-entrant angle to left with steps and flanking walls leading to broad panelled timber door with flanking lights (single to left, bipartite to right) giving way to small set-back canted bay with bipartite window and polygonal roof. Gabled bay with 1st floor window recessed to left and long single storey bay to right with horizontal 5-light window and single light to outer right, replacement 3-light dormer window above.

S ELEVATION: tall gabled elevation with door and flanking windows in broad arch to left in raised basement, buttress to outer left and steps to higher ground at right. Ground floor with 4-light canted window to right and 2 small horizontal windows to left, segmental-headed window to right at 1st floor and small light to outer left.

W ELEVATION: variety of elements to terrace elevation including single storey bay to outer left, full-height canted window to right and single storey canted window to left of centre.

N ELEVATION: broad single storey gabled elevation with horizontally-aligned bays to ground and attic floors.

INTERIOR: not seen 2002.

Multi-pane glazing pattern with Art Nouveau style coloured glass to stair window and to ground floor left and outer left at W; mostly modern glazing elsewhere. Fishscale-pattern grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks; ashlar-coped skews and moulded skewputts. Square-section cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

TERRACE WALLS AND GATEPIERS: semicircular balustrade with rectangular-plan ashlar piers; ball-finialled flat-coped terrace wall to W and dome-capped circular ashlar gatepiers.




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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