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Honbu Cottage, Grantshouse

A Category B Listed Building in East Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

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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

Plus Code: 9C7VVPM3+9H

Entry Name: Honbu Cottage, Grantshouse

Listing Name: Grantshouse, Honbu Cottage

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393957

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46626

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Coldingham

Traditional County: Berwickshire

Tagged with: Cottage

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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