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SPOTT HOUSE, HOME FARM COTTAGESLB14785

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/05/1989
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Spott
NGR
NT 67996 75232
Coordinates
367996, 675232

Description

Mid 19th century. Red rubble sandstone. Single storey and

attic cottages, an L-plan trio and an L-plan single cottage.

L-PLAN TRIO: 2 2-bay cottages to S; each with doorway to left

fanlit boarded doors and stone bracketted, penticed slab porches;

stone mullioned bipartite to right, with attic windows breaking

eaves in gabled dormerheads; bays of right cottage grouped more

widely. Blank N and S gables. Single cottage forms E wing at S,

detailed as above. Each cottage with one single window to rear. Small-pane glazing pattern and grey slate; gable end and mutual

gable stacks; crowstepped gables.

L-PLAN COTTAGE: chamfered arrises to openings at front. 3-bay

to E with stone bracketted pentice slab porch to door at centre,

flanked by windows. 2 decoratively detailed timber dormers to

outer bays. Lower rear wing to S, with 2 pointed arched windows

at centre flanked by pointed arched doors on S elevation.

4-pane and plate glass glazing; grey slates and gable end

stacks; saw-tooth ashlar skews with consoled, gablet skewputts. Evidently incorporating earlier cottage.

Statement of Special Interest

Similar in form to cottages at Tyninghame, possibly built by

the Hannans and Henderson, who worked there and on Spott manse;

the designs possibly came from Burn's office.

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