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Carrington, Main Street, 1 Carrington Mains Cottages

A Category C Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8333 / 55°49'59"N

Longitude: -3.0884 / 3°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 331925

OS Northings: 660546

OS Grid: NT319605

Mapcode National: GBR 60WZ.5R

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.JMKY

Entry Name: Carrington, Main Street, 1 Carrington Mains Cottages

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331060

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB678

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carrington

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Carrington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey, 4-bay, rectangular-plan cottage with later additions and alterations. Tooled, snecked sandstone rubble with broached dressings. Projecting cills; long and short quoins.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; boarded timber door to penultimate bay to right, flanked to left by small vertical windows; window to penultimate bay to left; bipartite window to bays to outer left and outer right. Harled additions with central 4-pane window and piended slate roofs flank cottage to left and right.

SW and NE ELEVATIONS: obscured by harled additions (see above).

SE ELEVATION: not seen 1998.

Predominantly 6-pane timber sash and case windows. Red pantiled roof with slate easing course and terracotta ridge. Harled coped gablehead stacks with circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Carrington Village, Nos. 2, 3, 4 Carrington Mains Cottages, Carrington Mains Steading and Carrington Mains Farmhouse (see separate listings). Carrington Village was built to serve Carrington Mains (see separate listing) which is part of Rosebery Estate.

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