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Ballacraine, Stichill

A Category B Listed Building in Stichill, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6382 / 55°38'17"N

Longitude: -2.4594 / 2°27'33"W

OS Eastings: 371176

OS Northings: 638389

OS Grid: NT711383

Mapcode National: GBR C387.BP

Mapcode Global: WH8XS.6K31

Plus Code: 9C7VJGQR+76

Entry Name: Ballacraine, Stichill

Listing Name: Baird Cottages, Stichill Village

Listing Date: 13 April 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354030

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19623

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stichill

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Parish: Stichill

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

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1894. Row of 4 English Cottage style single-storey cottages, deliberately irregular, all harled, with cream sandstone dressings, rosemary tiled roofs with prominent eaves, gablets with moulded bargeboards. Prominent sandstone chimney stacks with moulded copes. Glazing originally multi-pane, some out-of-character modern plate-glass replacements. Westmost cottage was built as post office.

BOUNDARY WALL: low random rubble wall enclosing shared land to front (S) of cottages.

Statement of Interest

Inscribed 'these cottages are erected by Mrs Baird of Stichill in memory of her husband George Baird who died 24 August 1870 and of George Alexander Baird their son who died 18 March 1893'. The Bairds were of the family of Coatbridge and Ayrshire ironmasters. The cottages are in the style of Richard Norman Shaw.

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