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Vogrie House Walled Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8573 / 55°51'26"N

Longitude: -2.9971 / 2°59'49"W

OS Eastings: 337684

OS Northings: 663131

OS Grid: NT376631

Mapcode National: GBR 70HQ.Y4

Mapcode Global: WH7VD.Y10J

Entry Name: Vogrie House Walled Garden

Listing Date: 1 June 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331222

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB802

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Late 18th century. Rectangular plan walled garden with slip buttresses to angles. Coursed sandstone rubble wall with polished long and short quoins and flat coping to N; coursed red brick with flat coping to remainder. Lean to potting sheds to exterior of N wall; mid 19th century greenhouses to interior of N wall. Doorways to S, W, E and either side of potting sheds to N, with polished dressings and brick relieving arches; boarded timber doors.

Statement of Interest

The south wall of Vogrie walled garden was a "hot wall", with flues within the wall which heated the glasshouses.

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