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Paxton House Estate, Boundary Walls, Railings and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Hutton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.766 / 55°45'57"N

Longitude: -2.1112 / 2°6'40"W

OS Eastings: 393117

OS Northings: 652522

OS Grid: NT931525

Mapcode National: GBR F1PR.QW

Mapcode Global: WH9YH.JBVK

Entry Name: Paxton House Estate, Boundary Walls, Railings and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342971

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10509

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hutton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Hutton

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Probably 19th century. Tall pink rubble sandstone walls enclosing Paxton House estate (mutual with Tweedhill House in part); predominantly squared sandstone coping (rubble in part). Hooped iron railings surmounting curved corner to NW. Various sandstone gatepiers including pyramidal-capped, square-plan piers to N (gate missing); platformed, pyramidal caps to stop-chamfered, square-plan piers flanking entrance to The Dower House (gate missing); pyramidal caps to nearby square-plan piers with 2-leaf iron gate. Swept walls flanking opening to NE; further openings. Coped walls enclosing site to River Tweed with four-centred arched, keystoned opening spanning sluice to S.

Statement of Interest

Paxton House Estate A Group comprises 'Boundary Walls, Railings & Gatepiers', 'Bridge', 'Dene Cottage', 'The Dower House', 'Entrance comprising South Lodge, East Lodge, Quadrant Walls, Piers & Entrance Screen', 'Garden Cottage', 'Ice House', 'North Lodge & West Lodge', 'Paxton House', 'Walled Garden'- see separate list entries. Walls form an impressive boundary fronting the main road and the River Tweed.

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