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Cowden Cleugh Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Dalkeith, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8996 / 55°53'58"N

Longitude: -3.0388 / 3°2'19"W

OS Eastings: 335141

OS Northings: 667876

OS Grid: NT351678

Mapcode National: GBR 7066.XZ

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.9Z65

Entry Name: Cowden Cleugh Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331977

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1409

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalkeith

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Dalkeith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

William Burn, 1829. Single storey, asymmetrical gabled cottage.

Stugged variegated pink ashlar. Chamfered reveals and cills. Deep overhanging eaves.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay, bay to right advanced. Gabled porch at centre in re-entrant angle, formerly open, now with later glazed and timber infill; segmental arch to S with Tuscan column to left; panelled door. Canted window with ashlar half-piend roof in broad gabled bay to right. Window in advanced panel in bay to left.

W ELEVATION: 2 gabled bays. Canted window with ashlar half-piend roof in bay to right. Blocked narrow window in bay to left.

E ELEVATION: advanced lop-sided gable. Blocked door to right. Enlarged window at centre and window to left.

N ELEVATION: panelled door to outer left, with later small opening flanking to right. Window at centre and to right of gabled bay at centre. Window to right.

Largely 4-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows, some 2-pane. Rendered diagonally-placed ridge stack at centre. Purple-grey slates.

Gabled ashlar outbuilding and rubble garage to NE.

Statement of Interest

The 1829 plan for this house is entitled "Gamekeeper's House" (SRO RHP 9714/5); the house is called Cowden Cottage on the OS Map 1852-53.

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