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LITTLE SPOTT COTTAGESLB14773

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Stenton
NGR
NT 65638 74862
Coordinates
365638, 674862

Description

Circa 1870. Symmetrical row of 6 single storey and attic

farm cottages. Squared and snecked red sandstone with

cream ashlar dressings; chamfered arrises to openings

and hoodmoulds to windows.

N ELEVATION: pend at centre flanked by doorways, eaves

continuing down over 3 bays in porch form, with

decorative timber brackets, columns and bargeboarding

and balustrades. 2 bays flanking each side with bipartite

windows at ground and gabled attic dormerheads above.

Paired porches to penultimate bays each side, detailed as

above, with doorways behind. Outer bays with bipartite at

ground and gabled attic dormerhead.

Blank end gables.

S ELEVATION: largely blank, with later brick porch

additions. Further modern addition at No 2.

Plate glass and 4-pane glazing patterns to sash and case

windows, 3 velux replacement windows at No 2;

small-pane upper panels to doors and plate glass

fanlights. Red fish-scale tiles and decorative terracotta

ridge tiles and finials. Decorative timber bargeboards and

eaves brackets. Mutual gable and gable end stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

Similar cottages at Fenton Barns, North Berwick parish, and

nearby at North Belton Farm, Dunbar parish, listed

separately. Impressive range of cottages, with the common

identity only minimally disturbed.

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