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SMAILHOLM, WEST THIRD COTTAGE, BARN AND GRANARYLB19056

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
05/03/1992
Supplementary Information Updated
07/02/2017
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
Parish
Smailholm
NGR
NT 64219 36122
Coordinates
364219, 636122

Description

Group of late 18th century ranges, partially reconstructed mid 19th century, including granary to W; ?barn at SE. All 3 buildings currently harled unsympathetically with cement based harl (1992).

GRANARY: probably late 18th/early 19th century. 2 blocks divided by partition wall; rubble-built (harled), with droved quoins and margins (narrow neatly-droved margin, more random tooling at tails); slated roof, stone skews, brick end stacks (that to W lost) and central stack over partition wall.

S (ENTTRANCE) ELELAVTION: W BLOCK; 2-bays, wide vehicular entrance with boarded door and timber lintel to left, small square marginless window to right; pair square windows over at loft, probably enlarged slightly form original, with raised ashlar dressings and cills. Original glazing pattern, with 3-pane lower and 6-pane upper sashes with some alterations .

E Block: 3 symmetrical bays, entrance in ashlar shallow-pedimented doorcase to right, forestair to left hand, loft door off-centre left; single square windows falnking loft door over (modern glazing).

N ELEVATION (TO ROAD): blind at geound - except for small window near W end, pair windows close up at eaves at loft to E and W blocks, W block windows with ashlar dressings.

COTTAGE: probably late 18th century, single storey reconstructed with triangular-headed dormer windows breaking eaves mid 19th century.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance to centre with ashlar doorpiece of mid 19th century date, 4 panel narrow door recessed, narrow 2-pane fanlight over. Small square original late 18th century windows with 2-pane sash and case glazing flanking at ground, corresponding 2-panel shutters internally, 8-pane sash and case glazing at 2 later dormer-headed windows over.

Interior: stone fireplace at ground on W gable wall with monolithic droved ashlar jambs and frieze of ?mid 19th century date.

?BARN: probaly late 18th century; abuts cottage to S; hayloft openings (door left, window with 4-pane sash and case glazing to right), approached by forestair at E gable; blind to left at N elevation, left hand section brought slightly forward, modern windows introduced at N to right in slightly set-back elevation at ground and loft. Single, small square original window to left at ground in W gable.

Interior: A-frame roof of adzed timbers.

References

Bibliography

1st edition OS map (1858-60).

OS namebooks, Roxburghshire.

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