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Whittingehame, Joiner's Cottage
- HER number: MEL1719
- Site Name: Whittingehame, Joiner's Cottage
- Grid Reference: 360672 673760
- Civil Parish:
- Summary: Cottage and workshop, 1878
- Description: NT67SW 33 6067 7375
Historic Scotland Listed Building Description: Dated 1878. Single storey and attic 3-bay cottage with
single storey, 3-bay former workshop adjoined and
slightly recessed; rectangular plan. Squared and
snecked red sandstone with stugged ashlar dressings and
droved, chamfered reveals. Segmentally arched openings;
W ELEVATION: cottage to N. Gabled porch with modern
infill at centre. Bipartites flanking. Small gablet
skylight at centre with cusped timber surround. Attic
windows breaking eaves in outer bays, with half-piended
gabled dormerheads; bipartite windows. 3-bay former
workshop to S, with bipartites to left and at centre, and
tall, wide doorway to outer right, breaking eaves for
dovecot in half-piended gablehead with 2 tiers of
N ELEVATION: 2 single windows widely spaced at ground;
date diamond panel in gable wallhead.
E ELEVATION: half-piended roof to gable-end. Small-pane
or 4-pane glazing patterns to sash and case windows.
Grey slate roofs; lead flashings. Deeply overhanging
eaves to cottage, porch and gabled dormerheads with
decorative timber brackets and scalloped barge boarding.
Decorative wrought and cast-iron finials, and weathervane
to dovecot. Copes gable end stacks to cottage. Lean-to modern
garage projecting at oblique angle by former workshop door.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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