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Latitude: 55.5138 / 55°30'49"N
Longitude: -2.5897 / 2°35'22"W
OS Eastings: 362858
OS Northings: 624610
OS Grid: NT628246
Mapcode National: GBR B4CP.48
Mapcode Global: WH8Y9.6N2W
Entry Name: Ancrum Village, the Green, Smithy Cottage, Also Known As Sunnyside Cottage
Listing Date: 10 July 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 337919
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6359
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Jedburgh and District
Traditional County: Roxburghshire
Single storey dwelling and byre dating possibly to early 18th century, with alterations at various dates. S-N orientated, with front (S) gable facing The Green. Thick walled in random rubble with clay mortar;
boulder base. Windows enlarged early 19th century with reused red and cream ashlar blocks (chamfered lintels of mid 18th century appearance). Roughly-squared cream sandstone long and short
dressings to original openings (all blocked except at N gable. Curved and chamfered at SE angle.
3-bay dwelling to S: door at centre on E elevation (?heightened at time of 19th century alterations). 4-panel door and narrow fanlight, flanked on right by enlarged 19th century window, on left by blocked early opening (matched by similar window on W elevation, also blocked). Partition wall with ?late 19th century brick stack above, dividing dwelling from rear 2-cell ?byre section which has large double-doored vehicular entrance at E. N (rear) gable broader than that to S, with 2 small asymmetrically placed windows.
Front (S) gable has pair early 19th century windows at ground, and smaller, off-centre slapping at attic above to left, patched with brick; flue evident on interior of S gable wall, stack now lost.
8-pane sash and case glazing to early 19th century windows. Steep-pitched slated roof (in poor repair, 1990/91). Flagged floors.
Important early survival in centre of village; probably thatched originally.
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