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1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Congalton Cottages

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0199 / 56°1'11"N

Longitude: -2.7368 / 2°44'12"W

OS Eastings: 354168

OS Northings: 681020

OS Grid: NT541810

Mapcode National: GBR 2T.SP31

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.XYYG

Entry Name: 1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Congalton Cottages

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332165

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1522

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey pair of L-plan cottage
rows forming U-plan group; originally 6, 3-bay cottages,
currently merged to 4. Purple rubble with droved grey
ashlar dressings.
S ELEVATION: narrow passage dividing 6 bays. To each
longer wing with doorways in penultimate bays to centre
and in returns by re-entrant angles. Consoled penticed
slab porches; strip fanlights. Bank gables to advanced
outer wings.
N ELEVATION: irregular openings, some enlarged. Gabled
outer bays. Doorway inserted in E range.
E AND W ELEVATIONS: altered, irregular openings. Variety
of 4-pane and 12-pane glazing patterns to sash and case
windows. Coped stacks, raised above in brick; ashlar
coped skews. Grey slates.

Statement of Interest

Formerly known as Burnside Cottages, with burn at foot to S

with early narrow rubble bridge to SE. Consoled porch form

is a common feature to North Berwick area. The cottages

apparently served the slate quarry to N now closed.

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