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20 Dewartown, Time Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8672 / 55°52'1"N

Longitude: -2.9935 / 2°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 337920

OS Northings: 664222

OS Grid: NT379642

Mapcode National: GBR 70JL.PM

Mapcode Global: WH7V6.ZSPJ

Entry Name: 20 Dewartown, Time Cottage

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331217

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB794

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Dated 1783. Single storey, 5 bay, rectangular plan cottage. Random rubble sandstone with dressings built up in cement.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical, comprising boarded timber door in penultimate bay to right, with tooled name panel which reads "TIME COTTAGE 1783" breaking eaves; altered fenestration to remaining bays; small 8 pane window to outer left.

NE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

SW ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining cottage.

SE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

Predominantly 12 pane timber sash and case windows with red tiled cills. Red pantiled roof with terracotta ridge; stone skews; cast iron rainwater goods; coped red brick gablehead stack shared with cottage to right; coped polished sandstone gablehead stack to left; 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Account this was originally a linear village with plantations on the opposite side of the road which have since been replaced by dwelling houses.

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