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Latitude: 55.8333 / 55°49'59"N
Longitude: -3.0888 / 3°5'19"W
OS Eastings: 331897
OS Northings: 660542
OS Grid: NT318605
Mapcode National: GBR 60WZ.2R
Mapcode Global: WH6T7.JMBZ
Plus Code: 9C7RRWM6+8F
Entry Name: 2 Main Street, Carrington
Listing Name: Carrington, Main Street, 2 Carrington Mains Cottages
Listing Date: 29 March 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331061
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB679
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. Single storey, 6-bay, rectangular-plan cottage with wing to rear. Tooled, snecked sandstone rubble with broached dressings. Projecting cills; long and short quoins.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2 8-pane windows to central 2 bays; boarded timber door to penultimate bay to left; bipartite window to penultimate bay to right, flanked to left by infilled doorway; bipartite window to outer left; boarded timber door to outer right.
W ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining building.
S ELEVATION: not seen 1998.
E ELEVATION: asymmetrical; window off-centre to left of gabled bay. Single storey, 2-bay wing to outer left; window to centre, flanked to left by small 2-pane window.
Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Red pantiled roof with slate easing course and terracotta ridge. Stone skews. Coped sandstone gablehead stack; harled, coped modern ridge stack with circular can. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
B Group with Carrington Village, Nos. 1, 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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