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Smeaton, Shepherd's Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Inveresk, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9191 / 55°55'8"N

Longitude: -3.0555 / 3°3'19"W

OS Eastings: 334130

OS Northings: 670064

OS Grid: NT341700

Mapcode National: GBR 7030.UQ

Mapcode Global: WH7V0.1H85

Entry Name: Smeaton, Shepherd's Cottage

Listing Date: 27 November 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343465

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10925

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inveresk

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Musselburgh

Parish: Inveresk

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Circa 1860. 2-storey 3-bay house with Tudor details.
Rubble sandstone with cement pointing, ashlar dressings;
side elevations harled. Chamfered reveals; hoodmoulds to
ground floor openings; 1st floor windows breaking eaves
in gabled dormerheads.
SE ELEVATION: centre bay slightly advanced, with doorway
and 1st floor window; small-pane fanlight. Single
windows to each floor of flanking bay to left. Concrete
mullioned bipartite inserted at ground to right, and
single window above.
NW ELEVATION: stone gabled porch projecting at centre
with rounded hoodmould and blank shield panel at apex.
1st floor window above and windows to each floor in
flanking bays.
4-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Gablet
coping to skews and bracketted skewputts. Harled end
stacks; grey slates.

Statement of Interest

The earlier U-plan farm court, to N, is listed

separately. The properties were sited to W of Smeaton

House, in the parklands of the Dalkeith estate. The

obtrusive guttering on SE elevation of house could

easily be improved.

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