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Latitude: 55.8551 / 55°51'18"N
Longitude: -2.9817 / 2°58'54"W
OS Eastings: 338641
OS Northings: 662870
OS Grid: NT386628
Mapcode National: GBR 70MQ.8Y
Mapcode Global: WH7VF.53D7
Entry Name: Tynebank and Cottages
Listing Date: 22 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395111
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47772
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Midlothian East
Traditional County: Midlothian
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay classical house. Harled sandstone; dressed ashlar rybats. Long and short quoins, raised block pediment to roadside elevation; eaves cornice; adjoining cottages to rear.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2-storey, 3-bay; advanced central bay; long and short quoins; tripartite windows to both floors; single windows flanking.
SW ELEVATION: decorative panelled door to ground floor left, architraved stone surround, projecting stone canopy, stone brackets; mid-floor window to right, projecting plain stone surround.
SE ELEVATION: adjoining row of cottages to rear.
NE ELEVATION: modern projecting lean-to extension concealing original elevation.
12-pane timber sash and case windows to most, fixed 12-pane window to right return. Piended grey slate roof; metal ridging; harled stack, neck cope, 4 mismatched cans. Replacement rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.
COTTAGES: single storey random rubble cottages, dressed ashlar window surrounds; central panelled door, window flanking; 12-pane wooden sash and case windows; grey slate roof with overhanging eaves; high smooth ashlar chimney stacks to left and to centre, neck copes, single can; replacement white painted rainwater goods.
Sited on the B6367, Tynebank and its adjacent cottages appear to be pattern book rural buildings, built possibly for a foreman and workers.
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