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MOUNT ULSTON WITH GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL, CARRIAGE HOUSE/STABLE RANGE, WALLED GARDEN AND SUMMERHOUSESLB13393

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
02/12/1993
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
Parish
Jedburgh
NGR
NT 66394 22820
Coordinates
366394, 622820

Description

Early 19th century with mid 19th century additions. 2-storey 3-bay house with single storey wings and flanking 2-storey wing to rear forming courtyard with outbuildings and former carriage house. Lime-washed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: symmetrical; 2-storey 3-bay block with flanking single storey single bay wings; at centre, classically detailed timber porch with columns at corners, frieze and cornice; 2-leaf replacement panelled door with 3-pane fanlight (formerly 4-pane), 8-pane windows to returns. Flanking windows, windows to each bay above. Ashlar eaves course and quoin strips to central block.

W (ROAD) ELEVATION: 2-storey 2-bay rear wing with flanking single storey wing to left; block to right with bipartite windows at ground; single window to left at 1st floor, pair of single windows to right. To right, projecting single storey canted bay with tripartite window (return of W pavilion). To outer left, single storey wing with bipartite window) timber mullion), and blank range extending to N (animal sheds, open to E).

N ELEVATION: rear of house spanned by stepped 2-storey rubble range of outbuildings.

E ELEVATION: to left, single storey 2-bay return of E pavilion wing. Entrance to internal court obscured by timber garage with pitched corrugated-iron roof. Later 2-storey outbuilding to right.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Piended roofs throughout, steeply pitched to main house; purple/grey slates. Stugged ashlar stacks, some rebuilt.

INTERIOR: not seen 1992.

CARRIAGE HOUSE/STABLE RANGE: to NE. Rubble sandstone; 2-storey carriage block with blocked segmental arch to S, window above, forestair on rising ground to E with door to former hayloft; timber lintel to later machinery entrance slapped in N elevation and 2 later windows to upper stage. Former stable range extending W. Grey slates.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: coped rubble boundary wall to road adjoins canted bay and curves to meet house beyond final bay to W; swept in to pair of square ashlar corniced gatepiers to S; further pair of later square gatepiers to N.

WALLED GARDEN AND SUMMERHOUSES: to S of house; small derelict garden with coped rubble wall. Pavilion in E corner. Weatherboarded summerhouse rests on N corner of wall and 3 timber stilts; pointed-arch window with diamond-pane and y-traceried glazing. Further piend-roofed stone tool-shed/summerhouse in E corner.

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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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

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