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159 Main Street, Pathhead

A Category C Listed Building in Crichton, Midlothian

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Latitude: 55.8652 / 55°51'54"N

Longitude: -2.9643 / 2°57'51"W

OS Eastings: 339748

OS Northings: 663978

OS Grid: NT397639

Mapcode National: GBR 70RM.1B

Mapcode Global: WH7V7.FVN1

Plus Code: 9C7VV28P+37

Entry Name: 159 Main Street, Pathhead

Listing Name: Pathhead, 159 Main Street

Listing Date: 22 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395103

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47769

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crichton

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Parish: Crichton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Early 18th century. Single storey, 2-bay rectangular-plan cottage. Coursed, tooled sandstone. Flush door margin; slightly projecting window margins; long and short quoins; eaves course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central doorway, flush margin, replacement framed-and-lined door, modern door furniture, projecting horizontal stone to top left; flanking windows, slightly projecting window margins, eaves course above; long and short quoins to left gable end.

NW ELEVATION: steeply pitched, harled and painted blank gable end; plain stone skews; harled and painted stack, pair of plain cans; modern gate leading to rear of property.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern rectangular single storey extension concealing original elevation, heavy boards to flat roof.

SE ELEVATION: adjoining pair of cottages, shared plain stone skews, rubble stack, stone neck copes, 4 plain cans.

Later 2-pane timber sash and case windows to front, placed close to eaves. Steeply pitched grey slate roof. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

Statement of Interest

As with most of the older properties in the village, the steep pitch of this cottage suggests a thatched roof originally.

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