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Latitude: 55.9574 / 55°57'26"N
Longitude: -2.4502 / 2°27'0"W
OS Eastings: 371987
OS Northings: 673906
OS Grid: NT719739
Mapcode National: GBR ND9Z.47C
Mapcode Global: WH8W7.BJGC
Entry Name: Innerwick, Tyme Cottage with Railings
Listing Date: 17 May 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339690
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7721
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton
Traditional County: East Lothian
Dated 1893. Single storey and cellar cottage, built as
post office, on falling ground. Squared, rake-jointed red
stugged sandstone with droved chamfered margins; raised
eaves course and moulded timber cornice.
S ELEVATION: apsed W gable curving round to doorway at
left; panelled door with fanlight and large finialled, gabled
porch above on decorative timber brackets with king post.
Window flanking to right and sundial panel under eaves to
outer right above slate panel inscribed with a poem.
Recessed panel on curved wall to left of door divided in
2 horizontally; J and R Ritchie and Son clock inserted in
upper part, probably a noticeboard formerly placed below.
Bipartite on W blow with date carved in eaves course and in
flanking panel to right.
N ELEVATION: advanced wing with cellar on falling ground
to right, with window on W return. Full height stone porch
set in re-entrant angle with forestair to door on E return
and window to N above boarded cellar door to right.
4-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Cluster
of polygonal stacks at centre of main ridge with corner
stack on N wing. Piended and apsed roofs with green slates;
Terracotta ridge tiles and finials.
RAILINGS: simple cast-iron railings to basement area at W.
Almost certainly arose through Hunter patronage, employing
same red sandstone in which Thurston House had just been
remodelled. Slated panel below sundial bears poem by Rev
E S Bartlett, who may have gifted it to the post office,
it follws the form of slated, inscribed panel seen on
Thurston Jubilee Trough, listed separately.
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