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STONEYPATH FARM COTTAGESLB17521

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
27/11/1990
Local Authority
East Lothian
Planning Authority
East Lothian
Parish
Whittingehame
NGR
NT 61436 71242
Coordinates
361436, 671242

Description

Mid 19th century with later 19th century additions at

rear. Symmetrical row of 4 3-bay, single storey farm

cottages of improvement era. Squared and snecked red

rubble sandstone with stugged ashlar dressings with

droved borders. Each cottage with doorway at centre to

roadside, flanked by windows; boarded doors with 2-pane

fanlights. Harled pentice roofed extensions to centre and

right bays at rear of 3 northmost cottages; remaining

cottage with door to left and window to right. Blank end

gables. Pantile roofs; coped skews; Stone end stacks,

brick stacks to mutual gables. Windows currently

boarded up.

Statement of Special Interest

Listed for their altered form and as good examples of

improvement cottages such as Loudon illustrated in COTTAGE,

FARM AND VILLA ARCHITECTURE. Pitcox cottages in the

neighbouring Stenton parish provide a slightly earlier

version of the same design. A sympathetic addition to

the rear of the southernmost cottage (No 6) was accepted

March 1990. Stoneypath Farmhouse and steading are listed

separately.

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