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Vogrie House, Cottage at Walled Garden

A Category C Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8578 / 55°51'28"N

Longitude: -2.9971 / 2°59'49"W

OS Eastings: 337679

OS Northings: 663182

OS Grid: NT376631

Mapcode National: GBR 70HP.XZ

Mapcode Global: WH7VD.X1Y5

Entry Name: Vogrie House, Cottage at Walled Garden

Listing Date: 1 June 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331223

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB803

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Parish: Borthwick

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Early 20th century with later additions to rear. Single storey, 3 bay near T plan cottage. Tooled squared and snecked sandstone with droved ashlar dressings; long and short quoins.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3 bay, near symmetrical, comprising central architraved doorway; 2 leaf timber door with decorative fanlight; single windows to flanking bays; flat roofed single storey addition to left; lean to addition with circular recession, perhaps former window, to right.

E ELEVATION: predominantly blank; comprising with L plan lean to addition to left, advanced in central bay, with timber panelled door to N elevation; window to right return, facing E .

N ELEVATION: not seen 1997 (obscured by portacabins).

W ELEVATION: 3 bay; comprising window in bay to outer left; window in advanced bay to centre; bipartite window in advanced addition to right; timber door to re entrant angle between centre and right bays.

4 pane timber sash and case windows. Graded purple grey slate piended roof; cast iron rainwater goods; predominantly harled shouldered wallhead stacks; moulded cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

"1915" painted on lintel to door suggests date as early 20th century, but could be earlier.

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