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Latitude: 55.8395 / 55°50'22"N
Longitude: -2.9337 / 2°56'1"W
OS Eastings: 341623
OS Northings: 661087
OS Grid: NT416610
Mapcode National: GBR 70YX.NK
Mapcode Global: WH7VF.XH57
Entry Name: Saughland Farm Cottages and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 22 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395107
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47771
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. T-plan, single-storey row of rectangular farm cottages. Yellow sandstone projecting ashlar cills.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 18-bay row, formerly 6 3-bay cottages and an end cottage now subdivided into 4 cottages: doors: timber 2-leaf frame and lined door; 2 stone chimneys to left, 2 harled chimneys to right.
NE ELEVATION: single storey cottage: central doorway, long and short quoins; single windows flanking doorway, window to each return; plain stone skews, coursed stone stack, neck cope, replacement single can to each gable; rear adjoining main row.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.
SW ELEVATION: gable end of building; plain stone skews; coursed stone stack, neck cope, replacement single can.
12-pane timber sash and case windows. Piended grey slate roof; metal ridging strips. Painted cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.
BOUNDARY WALLS: low random rubble, rounded copes to front gardens, arch topped slatted timber gates; higher random rubble walls to sides, irregular copes.
Saughland Farm is now vine producing land. The farm steading itself is greatly altered with new build surrounding it. Originally a row of 6 cottages, apart from slight alteration, the row remains largely unchanged from its original design retaining its roofline and is a good example of improvement era farm worker accommodation.
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