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18 Dewartown

A Category B Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8669 / 55°52'0"N

Longitude: -2.9937 / 2°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 337907

OS Northings: 664194

OS Grid: NT379641

Mapcode National: GBR 70JL.NQ

Mapcode Global: WH7V6.ZSLQ

Entry Name: 18 Dewartown

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331216

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB793

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Parish: Borthwick

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey, 5 bay, rectangular plan cottage. Whitewashed tooled random rubble with polished dressings and rusticated long and short quoins (to right only).

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: originally 2 cottages (17 & 18). Asymmetrical, with timber panelled door offset to left in 2nd bay, flanked by two inset carved stone panels and windows to 1st and 3rd bays; window in penultimate bay to right; blind door to outer right.

NE ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining cottage.

SE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

SW ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining cottage.

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

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

The carved panels either side of the door are described by J Thomas as "na?ve 18th-century neoclassical" and are thought to be purely decorative.

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