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Latitude: 55.7216 / 55°43'17"N
Longitude: -2.752 / 2°45'7"W
OS Eastings: 352860
OS Northings: 647830
OS Grid: NT528478
Mapcode National: GBR 9278.0T
Mapcode Global: WH7W3.PGQ3
Plus Code: 9C7VP6CX+J6
Entry Name: 3 Rotten Row, Lauder
Listing Name: 3 the Row
Listing Date: 5 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395010
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47674
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
18th century incorporating earlier fabric; altered late 19th century when attic storey added. Single storey and attic 3-bay terraced cottage retaining remains of inglenook fireplace. Harled exterior; ashlar architraves to openings on principal (S) elevation; projecting sills to windows.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance with boarded timber door with glazed panel to right of centre. Flanking windows with gabled dormers with rendered sides above. Short single storey section of coped wall (exterior of inglenook) extends to left.
N ELEVATION: entrance with boarded timber door to right; small window to left.
E ELEVATION: adjoins No 7 The Row.
W ELEVATION: adjoins No 3 The Row.
4-pane horned timber sash and case windows to principal (S) elevation. Slate roof with single rooflight to each pitch. Flanking ridge stacks; that to W (above inglenook) is of rubble with band course and round cans; that to E is harled and coped.
INTERIOR: remains of inglenook fireplace in front room to left of entrance. Part of smoke hood beam or chimney bar visible and small remaining section of inglenook set back behind it; small storage recess to left side. Cupboard set into inglenook recess to right of fireplace. Early beamed ceiling. Simple rubble fireplace (flue partially replaced in brick) in kitchen.
B Group with adjoining No 1 and No 3 The Row (see separate list descriptions) as a traditional early burgh terrace. Notable for the remains of the inglenook fireplace, an uncommon survival at such a humble vernacular level. Prior to 1823 The Row formed part of a road which led to Thirlestane Castle and across to Norton.