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Catch-A-Penny Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Kelso and District, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5539 / 55°33'13"N

Longitude: -2.3162 / 2°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 380148

OS Northings: 628952

OS Grid: NT801289

Mapcode National: GBR D486.BX

Mapcode Global: WH8Y7.DN8P

Entry Name: Catch-A-Penny Cottage

Listing Date: 29 November 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353791

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19453

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yetholm

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Parish: Yetholm

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay, symmetrical rectangular-plan cottage built on steeply falling ground on corner site below road level. Harled with painted stone margins to openings; battered base course.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: doorway at centre; deep-set boarded door. Single windows in bays to left and right.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows to outer left and right. 2 small windows to centre.

4-pane glazing sash and case windows to SW; small-pane glazing patterns to sash and case windows to rear. Grey slate roof; double cat-slide dormer to NE; harled gablehead stacks to NW and SE; single moulded octagonal can to each stack; coped gables.

Statement of Interest

The cottage is situated on the B6352 at the junction with the Cherrytrees Road. There is a finger signpost to NW, and an Edward VII letterbox set in the NW boundary wall. Gable-shaped panel to SE gable wall indicates that some structure adjoined the cottage.

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