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Session House, Carrington Parish Church

A Category B Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8334 / 55°50'0"N

Longitude: -3.0892 / 3°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 331871

OS Northings: 660559

OS Grid: NT318605

Mapcode National: GBR 60VZ.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.JM4W

Plus Code: 9C7RRWM6+98

Entry Name: Session House, Carrington Parish Church

Listing Name: Carrington Village, Carrington Kirk, Session House

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331059

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB677

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carrington

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Carrington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Earlier 19th century. Single storey, single bay, rectangular-plan session house. Tooled, coursed pink sandstone rubble with droved dressings. Eaves course; long and short quoins; chamfered reveals.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; four-centred-arched doorway to centre; 2-leaf timber door.


N ELEVATION: symmetrical; 2 pointed-arched diamond-pane windows.

Grey slate roof; coped stone skews. Cement faced, coped gablehead stack to E with circular can.

Statement of Interest

The session house, which lies adjacent to the gates of Carrington Church (see separate listing), is suggested by Colin McWilliam to have been built at about the same time as Thomas Brown was carrying out alterations to the church (1838).

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