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6 Dovecot Cottages, Kelloe House

A Category C Listed Building in Edrom, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7728 / 55°46'22"N

Longitude: -2.2761 / 2°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 382778

OS Northings: 653309

OS Grid: NT827533

Mapcode National: GBR D1KP.1F

Mapcode Global: WH9YF.05FB

Plus Code: 9C7VQPFF+4H

Entry Name: 6 Dovecot Cottages, Kelloe House

Listing Name: Kelloe Dovecot, Cottages with Garden Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 26 March 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391046

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44494

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edrom

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Edrom

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Later 19th century, or early 20th century with later alterations and additions. Single storey with attic, symmetrical 4-bay (total) pair of cottages. Roughly squared whinstone and sandstone rubble with stugged ashlar stop-chamfered sandstone dressings, and brick flush segmental relieving arch above each opening. Flush ashlar quoins.

S ELEVATION: 2 bays to centre advanced and gabled with bipartite window to each bay and to each bay in gablehead. Tripartite window in flanking bays. Lean-to wing set back to each outer with boarded door to S elevation.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: identical with 2 windows at ground of lean-to wing and bipartite window to gablehead above.

N ELEVATION: lean-to rubble with stugged dressings single storey addition to each cottage, to inner bays, with boarded door with glazed upper panel to each inner return; with later harled continuing addition to each outer bay.

Timber sash and case windows to S, E and W elevations with plate glass lower case and 4-pane upper case. Variety of windows to rear. Slate roof with 2 modern brick ridge stacks between inner and outer bays. Exposed rafters at eaves.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1996.

GARDEN WALL AND RAILINGS: sandstone roughly squared and stugged wall with concrete coping and cast-iron simple railings with orb-headed uprights and square-plan, pyramidal-headed gatepiers.

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