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9 Dewartown

A Category B Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8663 / 55°51'58"N

Longitude: -2.9942 / 2°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 337874

OS Northings: 664124

OS Grid: NT378641

Mapcode National: GBR 70JL.KY

Mapcode Global: WH7V6.ZTB6

Entry Name: 9 Dewartown

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331215

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB790

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Parish: Borthwick

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Earlier 19th century (?). 2 storey, 3 bay, rectangular plan traditional house. Tooled coursed sandstone with polished decorative dressings, including blank armorial shields to ground floor; droved dressings to 1st floor and quoins.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, comprising timber door to centre with buckle detail to surround; windows to flanking bays also with matching surrounds; regular fenestration to bays at 1st floor, with polished cills and lintels.

NE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

SE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

SW ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining building.

12 pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridge; stone skews; cast iron rainwater goods; polished coped gablehead stacks with circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

According to the New Statistical Account this was originally a linear village with plantations on the opposite side of the road which have since been replaced by dwelling houses. The stonework at the ground floor indicates that alterations to the openings have occurred.

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