MHG52967 - Ivy Cottage and laundry, Welbeck Estate, Berriedale
A late 19th century cottage with attached single room laundry containing original fixtures and fittings.
Type and Period (3)
- HOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1877 AD to 1900 AD (at some time))
- COTTAGE (Built, 19th Century - 1877 AD to 1900 AD (at some time))
- LAUNDRY (Built, 19th Century - 1877 AD to 1900 AD (at some time))
A symmetrical single storey 5-bay structure comprising a 3-bay cottage with a 2-bay laundry adjoining to the north. The cottage itself is a good example of a little altered late 19th century cottage in traditional materials. The laundry is notable because both the movable and immovable fixtures are preserved in-situ. There is a Caithness flagstone floor with central drain, a range of large porcelain sinks to the east wall with a round, elevated iron water tank to the SE corner. A large round brick boiling tub with adjoning glazed brick sink tub survives to the south wall. A brick extension to the rear houses a cast-iron drying press with cast-iron runners set in the floor, and a free-standing cast iron and wood mangle.
Full architectural details are available in the listed building report. <1>
Photographs of the laundry room taken in February 2004 and showing the interior fixtures were supplied by Jane Gunn from the Caithness Planning Office. <2>
- --- Image/Photograph(s): The Welbeck Estates Company Ltd. 2016. Photographic Survey - Ivy Cottage, Berriedale. Colour. Digital.
- <1> Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB 50836.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s): Gunn, J. 2004. Photographs of laundry room, Berriedale. Colour. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 11787 22772 (36m by 27m) (Centred)|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB50836 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
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