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Gardeners Cottage, Archerfield

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332163

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1520

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Cottage

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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