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Norman Cottage, Mellerstain House

A Category B Listed Building in Earlston, Scottish Borders

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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

Plus Code: 9C7VJCWP+53

Entry Name: Norman Cottage, Mellerstain House

Listing Name: Norman Cottage in Mellerstain Policies

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332977

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2125

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Earlston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose

Parish: Earlston

Traditional County: Berwickshire

Tagged with: Cottage

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Late 19th century. Single storey, roughly square-plan cottage with taller round tower adjoining north wall. Cottage orne style. Rendered. Entrance in centre of southeast elevation. Steeply pitched reed-thatch roofs, that to tower is conical.

Statement of Interest

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.

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