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2 AND 3 PITCOX COTTAGES, (GARDENER'S AND SHEPHERDS)LB14797

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/05/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Stenton
NGR
NT 64171 75235
Coordinates
364171, 675235

Description

Circa 1860. Single storey, symmetrical pair of cottages

incorporating fabric of earlier buildings, and originally

designed as 3. Squared and snecked, stugged pink rubble

with ashlar dressings chamfered arrises, segmental lintels

to openings.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: each 3-bay. Bracketted gabled

canopy to door at centre; 2-pane fanlight and boarded

door; windows in flanking bays.

E ELEVATION: 5-bay. 3 windows to centre bays; slightly

advanced, gabled outer bays with hoodmoulded bipartite

windows and square blank panels in apex.

W ELEVATION: 5-bay. Gabled porch advanced at centre,

with doorways on return sides and window to W.

Windows in flanking bays; advanced outer bays gabled

with single windows.

6-pane glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Timber

eaves brackets and decorative brackets and barge

boarding to door canopies. Purple slates. Coped ridge

stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

Signs of earlier masonry evident on cottages, which assume

site of those on 1854 OS map. Partially terraced gardens on

ground falling to E, with rubble coped rubble retaining

walls.

References

Bibliography

1854 OS map.

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