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Carrington, Main Street, 2 Carrington Mains Cottages

A Category C Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8333 / 55°49'59"N

Longitude: -3.0888 / 3°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 331897

OS Northings: 660542

OS Grid: NT318605

Mapcode National: GBR 60WZ.2R

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.JMBZ

Entry Name: Carrington, Main Street, 2 Carrington Mains Cottages

Listing Date: 29 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331061

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB679

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, 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.

Statement of Interest

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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