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Latitude: 55.8329 / 55°49'58"N
Longitude: -3.0905 / 3°5'25"W
OS Eastings: 331794
OS Northings: 660503
OS Grid: NT317605
Mapcode National: GBR 60VZ.QX
Mapcode Global: WH6T7.HNK8
Entry Name: Carrington, Main Street, 4 Carrington Mains Cottages Including Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 22 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331064
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB682
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. Single storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan cottage with later additions and alterations. Tooled, snecked sandstone rubble with broached dressings. Projecting cills; long and short quoins.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 8-pane window to centre and penultimate bay to right; boarded timber door to penultimate bay to left; windows to bays to outer left and outer right. Single storey pink sandstone addition to right with piended pantiled roof; single window to left; coped pink sandstone wall extending to No 5 Main Street (see separate listing) to right. Harled addition to left with piended slate roof, blank.
S, E and W ELEVATION: not seen 1998.
Predominantly 16-pane and 8-pane timber sash and case windows. Red pantiled roof with slate easing course and terracotta ridge. Tooled, squared and snecked, coped sandstone gablehead stacks with circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
BOUNDARY WALL: random pink sandstone rubble wall extending between outer right bay and addition to right with rubble coping
B Group with Carrington Village, Nos. 1, 2, 3 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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