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Bridgeness Cottage, Bridgeness Lane, Bridgeness, Bo'Ness

A Category B Listed Building in Bo'Ness, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0157 / 56°0'56"N

Longitude: -3.5822 / 3°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 301460

OS Northings: 681442

OS Grid: NT014814

Mapcode National: GBR 1S.SZ2K

Mapcode Global: WH5R2.Y2C2

Plus Code: 9C8R2C89+74

Entry Name: Bridgeness Cottage, Bridgeness Lane, Bridgeness, Bo'Ness

Listing Name: Bridgeness Lane Bridgeness Cottage Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 25 November 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357881

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22335

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bo'Ness

County: Falkirk

Town: Bo'Ness

Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Late 18th century. 2-storey 3-bay house with sympathetic late 20th century single storey addition to E. Harled, painted white with painted margins. Rear stair turret. Simple skewputts and thackstanes.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: near-central entrance door. To right, recessed 2-bay late 20th century addition.

Grey slates. Gable end stacks. 12-pane timber sash and case windows with horns.

INTERIOR: comprehensively modernised.

BOUNDARY WALLS: red brick with semicircular coping.

Statement of Interest

A rare early survivor of the once-separate village of Bridgeness and a good example of traditional 18th century Scottish architecture. It is likely that Bridgness pier was constructed in the 18th century and Bridgeness Cottage may have had a seafaring connection. It lies in close proximity to Grange House (now a nursing home) to the E, one-time home of the Cadell family. Early maps show the cottage with a now-demolished addition to the W in the 1850s and with that addition removed in the 1890s but replaced with a considerable addition to the S elevation, again now demolished.

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