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Carrington Village, 5 Main Street, Including Wall to East

A Category B Listed Building in Carrington, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8329 / 55°49'58"N

Longitude: -3.0907 / 3°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 331778

OS Northings: 660498

OS Grid: NT317604

Mapcode National: GBR 60VZ.NX

Mapcode Global: WH6T7.HNG9

Entry Name: Carrington Village, 5 Main Street, Including Wall to East

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331065

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB683

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carrington

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Carrington

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey, 4-bay, L-plan cottage. Tooled, squared and snecked pink sandstone with broached dressings. Projecting cills; long and short quoins.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2 gabled bays advanced to left with small 2-pane window to each; blind vertical recess set in gablehead. Boarded timber door to penultimate bay to right; window to bay to outer right. Coped rubble wall with boarded timber door adjoining with No 4 Main Street (see separate listing).

W ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 2-bay. Canted window to centre of advanced gabled bay to right; window to bay to left.

S AND E ELEVATION: not seen 1998.

Variety of timer sash and case windows. Red pantiled roof with terracotta ridge; coped stone skews. Coped, harled gablehead and ridge stacks with circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Carrington Village was built to serve Carrington Mains (see separate listing) which is part of Rosebery Estate. No. 5 is similar in style but slightly later than the other cottages (see separate listings).

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