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Bowden, Schoolhouse Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Bowden, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5663 / 55°33'58"N

Longitude: -2.7084 / 2°42'30"W

OS Eastings: 355422

OS Northings: 630520

OS Grid: NT554305

Mapcode National: GBR 94J2.FG

Mapcode Global: WH7WX.CCJ4

Entry Name: Bowden, Schoolhouse Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 23 June 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330201

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bowden

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Parish: Bowden

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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Description

Dated 1861, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan former schoolhouse. Roughly coursed squared rubble with ashlar dressings.

N ELEVATION: symmetrical. Centre bay with corniced door (altered to window), windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration close to eaves at first floor.

S ELEVATION: rear elevation, detail obscured by boundary wall..

E ELEVATION: blank gabled elevation with dominant gablehead stack and high boundary wall abutting at outer left.

W ELEVATION: as E elevation but with gate at outer right adjoining boundary wall.

4- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with full complement of cans, some polygonal. Ashlar-coped skews.

BOUNDARY WALLS: high rubble boundary walls, that to W semicircular-coped.

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