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Latitude: 55.7783 / 55°46'41"N
Longitude: -2.1485 / 2°8'54"W
OS Eastings: 390781
OS Northings: 653895
OS Grid: NT907538
Mapcode National: GBR F1FM.NH
Mapcode Global: WH9YG.Z113
Entry Name: Hutton, Smiddy Cottage Including Former Smithy and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 15 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395030
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47691
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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.
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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