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Latitude: 55.8647 / 55°51'52"N
Longitude: -2.9644 / 2°57'51"W
OS Eastings: 339739
OS Northings: 663923
OS Grid: NT397639
Mapcode National: GBR 70RM.0H
Mapcode Global: WH7V7.FVMF
Plus Code: 9C7VV27P+V6
Entry Name: 172 Main Street, Pathhead
Listing Name: Pathhead, 172 Main Street
Listing Date: 22 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395104
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47770
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Later 18th century. Single storey, 6-bay rectangular-plan cottage. Coursed tooled yellow sandstone. Rubble base course, ventilation bricks above; tooled long and short quoins.
NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6-bay: flagstone step, timber panelled door (3rd bay from left) off centre, replacement 15-pane glazed interior door; 2 square windows to left flank, 3 smaller square windows to right flank (slightly irregular heights), flush cills and margins, heavy lintels; stone skews, coursed ashlar stack to each gable; new ventilation cans, small chimney to ridge off centre right.
SE ELEVATION: blank gable adjoining rubble garden wall.
SW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.
NW ELEVATION: blank gable end.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Pantiled roof and ridge tiles. Concealed guttering to eaves, metal downpipe to left of door.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.
Good example of a traditional stone cottage. Replacement pantile roof in place of original thatch. Sympathetically modernised and re-pointed, it retains its traditional character.
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