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Old Harehope

A Category B Listed Building in Eddleston, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6845 / 55°41'4"N

Longitude: -3.2736 / 3°16'25"W

OS Eastings: 320017

OS Northings: 644176

OS Grid: NT200441

Mapcode National: GBR 52LQ.23

Mapcode Global: WH6TX.PDB2

Entry Name: Old Harehope

Listing Date: 23 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332866

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2039

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Eddleston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Parish: Eddleston

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

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Description

Dated 1723, with later additions. 2-storey cottage with 3 windows at the 1st floor, set close to eaves. 4 windows to ground floor with piended, slate-roofed porch to centre. Harled rubble. Lintel to 1st floor window inscribed 'G.B.1723.R.S'. Later conservatory (circa 2002) to rear.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slate. Coped end stacks.

Statement of Interest

Old Harehope was built, according to the inscribed lintel, in 1723 by George Brown, an Edinburgh Merchant, and his wife Rachel Selkirk. The house was raised a storey in the early 19th century, when it became Harehope Farmhouse. The inscribed lintel has been re-set above the central 1st floor window. The building is called "Old Harehope Cottage" in the Borders volume of The Buildings of Scotland. It is located 100 metres to the south of the later farmhouse, built in the 20th century, also called Harehope.

Listed building record and statutory address updated, 2013. Previously listed as: "Harehope".

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