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Latitude: 56.0448 / 56°2'41"N
Longitude: -2.8035 / 2°48'12"W
OS Eastings: 350043
OS Northings: 683839
OS Grid: NT500838
Mapcode National: GBR 2R.R046
Mapcode Global: WH7TJ.XB5B
Plus Code: 9C8V25VW+WJ
Entry Name: Gardeners Cottage, Archerfield
Listing Name: 7 Archerfield Estate
Listing Date: 7 December 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332163
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1520
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal
Traditional County: East Lothian
Earlier to mid 19th century. Single storey L-plan former
gardeners cottage, adjoining piend roofed stables and with
piend roofed extension set in re-entrant angle to E. Squared
and snecked rubble sandstone with raised ashlar dressings.
S ELEVATION: symmetrical, 3-bay. Raised, gabled bay at
centre with gablet coped skew and consoled skewputts
and blind slit in gable head; panelled door with
decorative strip fanlight.
W ELEVATION: 4 bays to cottage, 2 of the S wing with
ground floor windows, and blind slit in gable head, and 2
to recessed N wing, with lower ridge line and 2 windows.
Stables to outer left with 2 stable doors at centre,
flanked by windows.
E ELEVATION: 2 windows to gable of S wing, detailed as
above, with smaller window flanking to right and 2 more
to the piend roofed projection to right.
12-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows.
Paired polygonal stacks on pedestals at gable ends. Slate
roof to cottage and piend roofed extension and pantiles
with slate eaves easing course to stable building at rear.
Gabled skews with consoled skewputts to cottage. Rubble
walled cottage garden to E.
Formerly served walled garden to S, not included in current
listing. Gablet skews and skewputts echo the farm used in
beautification of Dirleton Village by Lady Elgin. Site
formerly known as Collegehead.
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