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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
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393951
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46620
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Locality: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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.
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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