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Latitude: 55.8687 / 55°52'7"N
Longitude: -2.9793 / 2°58'45"W
OS Eastings: 338816
OS Northings: 664385
OS Grid: NT388643
Mapcode National: GBR 70ML.S2
Mapcode Global: WH7V7.6RKB
Entry Name: Ford Village, the Mill House, Including Outbuildings and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 14 September 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331247
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB817
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Earlier 18th century. 2 storey and attic; 3 bay with 1982 extension and conservatory to W. Rectangular plan house. Harled with polished and painted stone dressings.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical with glazed timber door to centre; single windows to flanking bays; regular fenestration to 1st floor; harled extension by Mary Tindall (1982) to left with timber patio door and octagonal timber framed conservatory with harled base course in bay to outer left.
E ELEVATION: enlarged opening with timber door and glazed panel to right; enlarged window opening to left with 2 modern large pane pivot windows; central window to 1st floor; small 4 pane window above, to near centre of gablehead.
N ELEVATION: 3 bay, comprising 9 pane window to outer left and 4 pane sash and case windows to outer right and each bay of 1st floor.
W ELEVATION: 1982. 2 bay, with 2 modern large pane windows to ground floor; panel reading ?1982? set in gablehead.
Primarily 12 pane timber sash and case windows. Earlier 18th century building: graded grey slate roof with ventilation pipe to left of centre and large rooflight to right; lead ridge; cast iron rainwater goods; stone skews and coped harled gablehead stacks with circular cans. 1982 addition: red pantiled roof with terracotta ridge; cast iron rainwater goods to harled addition; plastic rainwater goods to conservatory.
INTERIOR: not seen 1997.
BOUNDARY WALL: random rubble; merges with rear elevations of outbuildings (see below).
OUTBUILDINGS: rectangular plan outbuilding to W of house: random rubble with pantiled roof; S elevation converted to double garage, with boarded timber doors; timber and glazed opening for dovecot to E elevation. Elongated rectangular plan lean to to SW of house: random rubble with pantiled roof; boarded timber door to outer right; wide opening with timber gate to outer left. Small rectangular plan lean to S of latter: squared rubble with replaced pantile roof; timber panelled door to left of E elevation; timber boarded wall to S elevation.
Ford Mill House, which was originally the miller's house retains much of its original character.
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