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Hutton, Smiddy Cottage Including Former Smithy and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Hutton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7782 / 55°46'41"N

Longitude: -2.1484 / 2°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 390788

OS Northings: 653887

OS Grid: NT907538

Mapcode National: GBR F1FM.NH

Mapcode Global: WH9YG.Z135

Entry Name: Hutton, Smiddy Cottage Including Former Smithy and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 15 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395029

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47691

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hutton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Probably early 19th century with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house with single storey, 3-bay smithy range adjoined to left. House: painted harl; painted margins; projecting cills. Smithy: tooled sandstone rubble; tooled quoins; droved long and short surrounds to openings

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: house to right comprising modern timber panelled door centred at ground; letterbox fanlight. Single windows flanking entrance at ground; squat single windows aligned above. Former smithy adjoined to left with boarded timber door to right; single openings to left. Lean-to addition to outer left.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 1999.

6- and 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof to house; stone-coped skews. Corniced, brick-built apex stacks; circular cans. Steeper pitched pantile roof with grey slate easing course to smithy; brick-built apex stack.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble walls partially enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

A prominently sited range, particularly notable for its pantiled smithy. According to the current occupant, little of the smithy's original equipment remains in place (1999). Rutherfurd's notes a Mr James Allan as blacksmith in Hutton in 1866.

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