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Latitude: 55.5957 / 55°35'44"N
Longitude: -3.4062 / 3°24'22"W
OS Eastings: 311481
OS Northings: 634460
OS Grid: NT114344
Mapcode National: GBR 43NQ.CX
Mapcode Global: WH6V7.NM64
Plus Code: 9C7RHHWV+7G
Entry Name: Millside Cottage And Old Mill Cottage, Rachan Mill Farm
Listing Name: Rachan Mill Farm, Millside, Old Mill Cottage and Sawmill Cottage
Listing Date: 3 November 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393866
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46525
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West
Parish: Broughton, Glenholm And Kilbucho
Traditional County: Peeblesshire
Circa 1845 with later additions and alterations. Asymmetrical, near Z-plan range comprising single storey with attic, 3-bay, gabled cottage to left ('Millside'); single storey, 2-bay cottage at centre ('Old Mill Cottage'); single storey with attic, 3-bay cottage to right ('Sawmill Cottage'). Millside: squared and snecked whinstone to front (rake-jointed in part); rubble at rear; droved cream sandstone quoins and long and short surrounds to openings. Old Mill Cottage: rendered; tabbed red sandstone margins. Sawmill Cottage: squared and snecked whinstone to front (rake-jointed in part); rubble at rear; droved red sandstone quoins and long and short surrounds to openings.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION, MILLSIDE: part-glazed boarded timber door centred at ground; 3-pane fanlight; bipartite window to right; gabled dormer aligned above. Projecting gabled bay to left with bipartite window centred at ground; single window in gablehead. OLD MILL COTTAGE: timber panelled door to outer left; single window subsequent bay to right. SAWMILL COTTAGE: timber panelled door at centre; single windows flanking at ground; piended, bipartite dormers aligned above.
W (REAR) ELEVATION, MILLSIDE: part-glazed boarded timber door off-set to right of centre; bipartite window to right; single windows in 2 bays to left; lean-to addition to outer left.
OLD MILL COTTAGE: L-plan with brick-built, engaged polygonal porch in re-entrant angle; various openings.
SAWMILL COTTAGE: window off-set to right of centre.
An interesting, free-standing cottage group, set to the N of the similarly detailed Rachan Mill Farm - see separate list entry. Apparently contemporary with the farm, the cottages are listed primarily for their group value. The early OS maps show a sluice running behind the cottages with a mill (since demolished) to the W. Old Mill Cottage and Sawmill Cottage empty 1999.
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