Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
NT 26023 14539
326023, 614539


Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay former manse with single storey offices to rear. Limewashed with stone margins. Stone mullions.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: dominant advanced polygonal-roofed canted bay to centre with canted window at ground, panelled timber door on return to right and single window on return to left, jettied 1st floor with canted window and narrow window to each return; flanking bays each with single window to each floor and diminutive dormer window.

W ELEVATION: broad gabled bay to right with window to each floor at outer left and gablehead stack. Asymmetrical fenestration to lower bays adjoining at left.

E ELEVATION: gabled bay as above with windows to left at ground and to right at 1st floor, lower bays to right with door to right, small window to centre and bipartite to left, further gabled bay to outer right.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to rear elevation including lower advanced gables and panelled timber door to piended projection at right.

4-, 8- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Coped limewashed stacks with cans.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: coped rubble boundary walls with ball-finialled circular rubble gatepiers and 2-leaf ironwork gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Formerly known as 'Alverhind' ; manse for the nearby Parish Church of Ettrick and Buccleuch which is listed separately at category 'B'.



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About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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