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Latitude: 55.8672 / 55°52'1"N
Longitude: -3.0667 / 3°3'59"W
OS Eastings: 333344
OS Northings: 664295
OS Grid: NT333642
Mapcode National: GBR 700L.WM
Mapcode Global: WH6T1.VSWH
Plus Code: 9C7RVW8M+V8
Entry Name: Monkwood, 42 Main Street, Newtongrange
Listing Name: Newtongrange, 37 - 42 (Inclusive Numbers) Main Street, Monkwood
Listing Date: 10 April 1981
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 348002
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14601
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
1872. Symmetrical terrace of six 2-storey, 2-bay cottages. Central cottages (Nos 39 and 40) project to front and rear. Red brick (Flemmish bond) with decorative brick work in contrasting yellow brick; long and short quoins and surrounds, nailhead band course and diapers. Gabled dormer to front and rear of each cottage. Narrow gardens to front and rear. Modern cast-iron railings and low brick wall surround terrace.
W (FRONT) ELEVATION: replacement panelled timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking bipartite window. 1872 datestone above each door (replacement to No 37). Bipartite, gabled dormers breaking eaves, centred above ground floor window; yellow brick diaper in gablehead. Plaque with effaced inscription to No 42.
N ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.
E (REAR) ELEVATION: modern flush door; 2 windows to each cottage at ground floor. Breaking eaves gabled dormer window; flanking small 2-light window below eaves at 1st floor. 3 projecting brick chimney breasts; 2 circular cans in each stack.
S ELEVATION: projecting chimney breast; gablehead chimney.
Predominantly replacement 8-pane windows at front; 12-pane and 2-pane windows at rear; concrete lintels. Gabled purple-grey slate roof; timber bargeboards; overhanging bracketed eaves. Raised roofline to Nos 40 and 39; brick gablehead and mutual stacks, mostly rebuilt; circular clay cans.
INTERIORS: not seen, 1999.
Unusual use of polychromatic brick in Newtongrange, where most buildings are of red brick only.
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