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Pathhead, 172 Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Crichton, Midlothian

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Pathhead, 172 Main Street

Listing Date: 22 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395104

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47770

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crichton

County: Midlothian

Electoral Ward: Midlothian East

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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