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Gorebridge, 34 Hunterfield Road

A Category C Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8437 / 55°50'37"N

Longitude: -3.0485 / 3°2'54"W

OS Eastings: 334439

OS Northings: 661663

OS Grid: NT344616

Mapcode National: GBR 704W.S1

Mapcode Global: WH7VD.4CLZ

Entry Name: Gorebridge, 34 Hunterfield Road

Listing Date: 19 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391978

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45159

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian South

Parish: Borthwick

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

1888. Single storey, 3 bay cottage, with later additions to rear. Squared and snecked sandstone with droved dressings; chamfered reveals; overhanging eaves with plain bargeboards and carved timber finials to gables.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; advanced central gabled porch, with raised hoodmould; timber door with 2 pane fanlight; window with raised hoodmould to right return; porch flanked by 2 small windows; gabled bipartite window to outer right with raised hoodmould and carved datestone which reads "RD 1888" (Robert Dundas) set in gablehead; window in advanced gable to outer left with pedimented carved panel bearing illustration and inscription of "Time Flies" set in gablehead above.

SE ELEVATION: gabled bay to left; brick lean to addition with corrugated iron roof, and flat roofed addition behind to right.

NE ELEVATION: not seen 1997.

NW ELEVATION: gable offset to left of centre; small window with raised hoodmould to centre of ground.

Predominantly 2 pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridges; cast iron rainwater goods; coped tooled gablehead and ridge stacks with circular and octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

Built by Robert Dundas as a cottage for the District Nurse. Now a private residence.

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