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Gorebridge, Stobsmill House, Garden

A Category C Listed Building in Borthwick, Midlothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8393 / 55°50'21"N

Longitude: -3.0485 / 3°2'54"W

OS Eastings: 334433

OS Northings: 661171

OS Grid: NT344611

Mapcode National: GBR 704X.TM

Mapcode Global: WH7VD.4HLC

Entry Name: Gorebridge, Stobsmill House, Garden

Location: Borthwick

County: Midlothian

Parish: Borthwick

Locality: Midlothian South

Traditional County: Midlothian

Listing Date: 19 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Building Class: Cultural

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45173

Source ID: 391991

Description

Circa 1795. Rectangular plan walled garden. Snecked sandstone rubble with flat coping; coursed rubble inner lining; long and short droved quoins stop chamfered to NE and NW. Walls swept down to S, with curved corners to SE and SW; chamfered doorways with relieving arches to W and E; replacement boarded timber doors. Single storey potting shed to W (outside) with arched doorway off centre to left and window with relieving arch to outer left; bays to right collapsed, replaced by corrugated iron roofed shelter. Evidence of greenhouses to inside of N wall; small greenhouse to centre of W wall and corrugated iron shelter to left.

Statement of Interest

According to the present owner the house was at one time self sufficient, and all that was required was produced in the walled garden and surrounding estate.

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