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5 Castle Mains Cottages, Main Road, Dirleton

A Category B Listed Building in Dirleton, East Lothian

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Latitude: 56.0472 / 56°2'50"N

Longitude: -2.7784 / 2°46'42"W

OS Eastings: 351611

OS Northings: 684092

OS Grid: NT516840

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.R5R2

Mapcode Global: WH7TK.986G

Plus Code: 9C8V26WC+VM

Entry Name: 5 Castle Mains Cottages, Main Road, Dirleton

Listing Name: Dirleton Village, Main Road, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 Castle Mains Cottages

Listing Date: 7 December 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332193

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1531

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200332193

Location: Dirleton

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: North Berwick Coastal

Parish: Dirleton

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Cottage

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Earlier 19th century. Single storey row of 5 cottages,
with attic storey breaking eaves. Squared and snecked
rubble. Droved ashlar openings with chamfered arrises.
S ELEVATION: 10-bay. Single doorway. To outer left,
with paired doorways to 4th and 5th, and 8th and 9th
bays from left. Main roof sweeping down for porches, on
timber columns with decorative brackets and plain
balustrades. Boarded doors with decorative fittings.
Hoodmoulded bipartite windows to intervening bays. 5
gabled wallhead bipartite dormers with decorative barge
boarding and finials.
REAR ALTERATIONS: plate glass glazing to sash windows to
front 2 ridge and one end coped stacks. Slated roof with
overhanging eaves and timber brackets.

Statement of Interest

Castlemains 1 and 2 to SE, contemporary, simpler pair.

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