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Latitude: 55.8434 / 55°50'36"N
Longitude: -2.1208 / 2°7'14"W
OS Eastings: 392534
OS Northings: 661138
OS Grid: NT925611
Mapcode National: GBR F0MW.N4
Mapcode Global: WH9Y3.DDB7
Entry Name: Ayton, Old Town, Hillside Including Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 28 September 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330189
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Earlier to mid 19th century with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey with attic, 3-bay classically-detailed house, set on slope, forming end of terrace. Painted harl to front; harl-pointed sandstone rubble to side.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber panelled door centred at ground; bat-wing fanlight; round-arched, keystoned door-surround; single window centred at 1st floor beneath tympany gable at wallhead; surmounting stack. Single windows at both floors in flanking bays; sunk catslide dormers aligned above.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: single window at 1st floor off-set to right of centre.
NW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 1998.
4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows to front; some modern, plate glass windows; modern dormers. Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews. Brick-built apex stacks; various circular cans. Coped sandstone stack surmounting pediment; single can.
INTERIOR: not seen 1998.
BOUNDARY WALL: heavily-pointed coped rubble wall partially enclosing site to front.
A well-detailed house, set prominently at the top of a hill which runs NE from Ayton's High Street.
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