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Middleton Hall South West Lodge, Wester Middleton

A Category C Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8104 / 55°48'37"N

Longitude: -3.016 / 3°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 336420

OS Northings: 657921

OS Grid: NT364579

Mapcode National: GBR 71C7.VZ

Mapcode Global: WH7VL.N701

Entry Name: Middleton Hall South West Lodge, Wester Middleton

Listing Date: 28 June 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338271

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6619

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Borthwick

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Later 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3 bay cottage orne. Squared and snecked stugged sandstone; droved dressings. Chamfered reveals; overhanging eaves, damaged in places; plain bargeboards; kingpost detail to gableheads.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: asymmetrical, 3 bay; gabled porch advanced to centre; shouldered arched doorway; remains of boarded timber door; small window to left return; carved timber finial to apex of gable. Tripartite window at ground of bay to right; shield panel set in gablehead. Bipartite window in bay to outer left.

SW ELEVATION: symmetrical, random rubble with stugged and droved dressings; central gable; bipartite window with relieving arch to ground; single window centred in gablehead.

SE ELEVATION: asymmetrical, 2 bay, random rubble with stugged and droved dressings; gabled bay advanced to left; with single window centred to ground; small window to right return. Boarded timber door off centre to left of bay to right.

NE ELEVATION: single symmetrical gabled bay; tripartite window to centre of ground; small window set in gablehead.

Windows currently without glazing. Grey slate roof, some missing (especially on porch roof), with lead ridges. Central ashlar coped ridge stack with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

Picturesque, pattern book lodge, with an unusually steep pitched roof.

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