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Latitude: 55.8686 / 55°52'7"N
Longitude: -2.9696 / 2°58'10"W
OS Eastings: 339420
OS Northings: 664364
OS Grid: NT394643
Mapcode National: GBR 70PL.W3
Mapcode Global: WH7V7.CR4D
Entry Name: Pathhead, 23 Main Street, Boundary Wall and Wrought-Iron Railings
Listing Date: 22 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395098
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47764
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay T-plan house with 2 ? storey rear. Coursed, tooled rubble to front, random rubble to sides, projecting long and short ashlar quoins, sandstone cills and flush margins.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2-storey, 3-bay, projecting ashlar quoins to right, flush rubble quoins to left; former door to centre, window to flanks, larger lintel to right bay; symmetrical fenestration to 1st floor, cill movement to right bay.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable to left, irregular rubble base course; plain skews, coursed ashlar chimney stack, necking course and copes, two mismatched cans; 2 ? storey to right: irregular fenestration, 3-bay including door to ground, 2-bay to 1st; roof light above left; plain skews, coursed ashlar chimney stack, necking course and copes, three mismatched cans; single storey extension abutting, replacement pantile roof.
NE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: entrance door, blind gable above, plain skews; attached timber pergola; coursed ashlar stack, neck course and copes, three mismatched cans.
12-pane timber sash and case windows to SW; 8-pane, 4-pane sash and case, 2 single pane fixed windows to SE. Modern Velux roof light, zinc flashing to ?-storey. Piended grey slate roof, zinc ridge. Replacement PVCu rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.
BOUNDARY WALL AND WROUGHT-IRON RAILINGS: random rubble wall, shaped stone quoins surmounting, ashlar entrance gateway; plain iron gate, arrowhead railings.
Detached house in Pathhead, unusual due to only one side of the building having projecting quoins. Good example of period house sensitively modernised.
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