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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: A
  • Date Added: 14/07/1966


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNT 27676 70820
  • Coordinates327676, 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 Designations

Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

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.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

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 local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. 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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