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Mainshill Farm Cottages

A Category B Listed Building in Morham, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.941 / 55°56'27"N

Longitude: -2.7037 / 2°42'13"W

OS Eastings: 356144

OS Northings: 672213

OS Grid: NT561722

Mapcode National: GBR 2V.YQK6

Mapcode Global: WH7TZ.FXSZ

Entry Name: Mainshill Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353033

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18863

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Morham

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Dated 1872. Single storey symmetrical terraced group of 3, 3-bay farm cottages. Stugged, sqaured and snecked warm red sandstone; ashlar dressings; cill course, stone mullions and hoodmoulds to E elevation.

E ELEVATION; 9-bay. Timber bracketted piended canopy to doorway at centre, flanked by tripartite windows; bays flanking again, gabled and advanced, with 4-light windows and panels at apex (that to right dated 1872). Further doorways in penultimate bays, without canopies, and bipartite windows in outer bays.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: each with low gabled coal-shed projecting at centre.

E ELEVATION: catslide projections to each cottage, extended later with harled porch additions.

Large square-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Strip fanlights to doorways. End and mutual gable stacks with moulded caps. Purple slates; timber baregboards. Nos 3 and 4 with regrettable double glazed double swing windows, modern dormer and velux windows (1990)

Statement of Interest

Particularly picturesque examples of post Improvement farm cottages,lining road to W of Mainshill Farm.

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