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HIGH STREET TOWN HALLLB23072

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/10/1983
Local Authority
Scottish Borders
Planning Authority
Scottish Borders
Burgh
Coldstream
NGR
NT 84299 39860
Coordinates
384299, 639860

Description

Built 1862. Simple classical style.

2-storey, 3-bay front articulated by 4 Tuscan pilasters on

base course.

Centre double-leaf panelled door, side-lights with recessed

aprons and cornice and block pediment over. Flankng sashes

with similar aprons, cornices and pediments. 1st floor

architraved square windows. Entablature and pedimented gable.

Side elevation: 2-storey, 3-bay divided by pilaster strips.

Base course.

Ground floor windows tripartite; 1st floor Venetian, both

with cill courses and brackets. Narrow later ground floor

window inserted into pilaster at centre right. Slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Formerly "Mechanics' Institute" and date appeared in

pediment.

(Photograph in National Monuments Record).

References

Bibliography

GROOME'S ORDNANCE GAZETTEER Vol I, 1892 p.276

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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