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Latitude: 55.8418 / 55°50'30"N
Longitude: -3.0477 / 3°2'51"W
OS Eastings: 334489
OS Northings: 661454
OS Grid: NT344614
Mapcode National: GBR 704W.ZP
Mapcode Global: WH7VD.4FZF
Entry Name: Gorebridge, 14 Main Street, Lonach
Listing Date: 19 March 1998
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391979
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45160
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian South
Traditional County: Midlothian
Later 19th century. 2 storey, 3 bay, rectangular plan traditional terraced house. Painted tooled snecked sandstone with droved dressings.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; chamfered door surround; recessed timber panelled door with letterbox fanlight; windows to flanking bays with chamfered dressings; regular fenestration to first floor.
NE AND SW ELEVATIONS: obscured by adjoining terrace.
NW ELEVATION: not seen 1997.
2 pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead ridge; stone skew to left gable; plastic rainwater goods; brick coped gablehead stack to left with circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1997.
Gorebridge was founded by the Dewars of Vogrie in the 1800's. It provided accommodation for the workers at Stobs Mill gunpowder factory (house still remains, see separate listing) which was established in 1793, and was the earliest gunpowder works in Scotland. Nowadays the main street comprises mainly of shops and a few houses like this one.
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