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Coldingham Loch, Boat House

A Category C Listed Building in Coldingham, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9102 / 55°54'36"N

Longitude: -2.1674 / 2°10'2"W

OS Eastings: 389633

OS Northings: 668584

OS Grid: NT896685

Mapcode National: GBR F093.K5

Mapcode Global: WH9XP.PQ30

Entry Name: Coldingham Loch, Boat House

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Parish: Coldingham

Locality: East Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Building Class: Cultural

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46620

Source ID: 393951

Description

Later to late 19th century with later additions and alterations. Single storey with basement, rectangular-plan boat house with later flat-roofed addition at rear. Harled; sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course; overhanging timber bracketed eaves (ball-shaped pendants to front). Narrow quoin strips; stop-chamfered surrounds to openings; projecting cills.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: large, segmental-arched boat opening centred at basement; segmental-arched opening aligned above with 2-leaf, part-glazed timber door set within. Full-width iron viewing balcony above arch with decorative brackets, tapering pendants and decorative uprights.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal 2-bay block to right with exterior stair to boarded timber door at ground to left; finialled gable breaking eaves above with decorative bargeboards. Boarded timber door at basement to right; bipartite window aligned above. 2-bay, flat-roofed block to left with squat window to right; single window to left.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gable end with flat-roofed projection to front.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal block with single window at ground off-set to right of centre; single window in flat-roofed addition to outer right.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to original block; modern windows to later addition. Grey slate roof; cast-iron rainwater goods. Sandstone stack (with brick repairs) to SE; single can.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

A well-detailed example of a relatively rare building type. Set on the N side of Coldingham Loch, the boat house is now owned by the nearby Westloch House and used for holiday accommodation (1999).

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