Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
NT 87981 62149
387981, 662149


Early 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house with single storey range recessed to left; lean-to porch to side. Rubble; sandstone dressings; brick-built porch. Alternate red and cream (whitewashed in part) rusticated sandstone quoins; cream sandstone margins; projecting cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: keystoned, round-arched doorway centred at ground with timber panelled door; round-arched fanlight with decorative batwing glazing pattern. Single windows flanking entrance at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor. Modern timber panelled door in lean-to porch recessed to left. Single storey range recessed to outer left with single window off-set to right; 2-leaf boarded timber garage doors to left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end with modern window at ground to right; small circular attic light centred in apex.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: modern windows centred at both floors; single window at 1st floor off-set to left; box dormer aligned above. Single storey range adjoined to outer right.

4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows to front; some modern windows at rear. Grey slate roofs; stone-coped skews. Corniced, brick-built apex stacks; various circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GARDEN WALLS: rubble-coped, rubble walls partially enclosing site (raised to frame pedestrian gate).

Statement of Special Interest

Formerly known as 'Mid Town House' (1971). The small door and relatively large windows suggest the latter were enlarged at a later date.



Sharp, Greenwood & Fowler's map, 1826 (not clear). Ordnance Survey map, 1860 (evident). NMRS photographic records.

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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