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Gateside Farmhouse with Gig-House and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Linlithgow, West Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9656 / 55°57'56"N

Longitude: -3.5237 / 3°31'25"W

OS Eastings: 304982

OS Northings: 675783

OS Grid: NT049757

Mapcode National: GBR 1W.X0BR

Mapcode Global: WH5R9.VB60

Entry Name: Gateside Farmhouse with Gig-House and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 16 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345932

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12970

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Linlithgow

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Linlithgow

Parish: Linlithgow

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Mid 19th century, later 19th century additions. 2-storey, 3-bay house with single storey wing and gig-house to rear.

HOUSE: cream sandstone rubble, squared and coursed to N elevation, rendered porch.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3 widely spaced bays; gabled and finialled later 19th century porch to centre with bargeboard and kingpost detail to apex, fanlit, 6-panelled door, narrow border-glazed windows on returns. Window to right and left. Symmetrically disposed windows at 1st floor.

E ELEVATION: bipartite window to centre at ground.

W ELEVATION: bipartite window to centre at ground, single window at 1st floor to right, window to outer right in 2-storey wing (later 19th century).

S (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-storey with gabled single bay wing projecting to left, window to centre at ground and 1st floor. Lower single storey wing projecting from centre joined to gig-house by low wall with doorway.

12-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, ashlar coped skews, corniced sandstone stacks to gables, original display of cans.

GIG-HOUSE: cream sandstone rubble.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3 bays: gabled bay to centre with window and brick apex stack, window to left, segmental-gig-arch to right with 2-leaf boarded doors.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: advanced block to left, small window to left, cat-slige roof; 2 windows recessed to right.

12-pane sash and case windows, boarded shutters lower, fixed glazing upper to windows at rear. Black pantiled piended roof.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble wall to Linlithgow-Edinburgh road, taller gateway with boarded door.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Gateside steading listed separately.

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