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Latitude: 55.6455 / 55°38'43"N
Longitude: -2.5648 / 2°33'53"W
OS Eastings: 364551
OS Northings: 639249
OS Grid: NT645392
Mapcode National: GBR B3J5.J2
Mapcode Global: WH8XQ.KCWF
Entry Name: Norman Cottage in Mellerstain Policies
Listing Date: 9 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332977
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2125
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
It is among a relatively small number of buildings with a thatched roof found across Scotland. A Survey of Thatched Buildings in Scotland, published in 2016 by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), found there were only around 200 buildings with thatched roof.
Listed building record revised in 2019 as part of the Thatched Buildings Listing Review 2017-19.