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Latitude: 55.8834 / 55°53'0"N
Longitude: -2.2961 / 2°17'46"W
OS Eastings: 381573
OS Northings: 665628
OS Grid: NT815656
Mapcode National: GBR D0DD.PS
Mapcode Global: WH8WP.PDT0
Entry Name: Grantshouse, Honbu Cottage
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393957
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46626
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
18th century in origin with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 6-bay (4-bay at 1st floor), rectangular-plan cottage with single storey, single bay block to outer right; single storey addition at rear. Painted harl; painted margins. Upper windows abutting eaves.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: principal range with modern small-pane glazed doors at ground in bay to outer left and penultimate bay to right; single windows in remaining bays at ground; single windows in 4 bays at 1st floor. Single window in single storey block to outer right.
NE (REAR) ELEVATION: principal range with single windows at ground flanking centre; single windows off-set to left and right above; flat-roofed, single storey addition projecting at ground to outer right. Single window in storey block adjoined to outer left.
6-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; rooflight at rear. Grey slate steeply pitched roof; coped skews. Squat, harled apex stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
Now a single residence, there were originally a number of cottages contained within this range, thought to have housed farm workers from the nearby Harelawside Farm - see separate list entry, 'Grantshouse, Harelawside'.
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