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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
Entry Name: Pathhead, 159 Main Street
Listing Date: 22 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395103
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47769
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
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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