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Carrington, Main Street, 4 Carrington Mains Cottages Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331064

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB682

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carrington

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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

Statement of Interest

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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