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22 Bridgend with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Duns, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7765 / 55°46'35"N

Longitude: -2.3374 / 2°20'14"W

OS Eastings: 378934

OS Northings: 653738

OS Grid: NT789537

Mapcode National: GBR D13N.R3

Mapcode Global: WH8X8.227H

Entry Name: 22 Bridgend with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 22 December 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363090

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26461

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duns

County: Scottish Borders

Town: Duns

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Circa 1865. 2-storey, 3-bay, symmetrical cross-plan house. Stugged squared and snecked cream sandstone. Chamfered arrises; 1st floor windows breaking eaves in gabled dormerheads; exposed rafters and overhanging eaves.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: projecting gabled central bay with deep-set panelled door and 2-pane rectangular fanlight; scrolled strapwork brackets support balustraded balconette above; window at 1st floor. Octagonal apex stack. Flanking bays with timber-mullioned bipartite windows to each floor.

E ELEVATION: blank gable to right; windows to set back bay to left.

S ELEVATION: projecting gabled harled centre bay; windows to flanking bays.

W ELEVATION: gable to left with windows to right at ground and left at 1st floor; windows to set back bay to right. Timber sash and case windows; 10-lying-pane glazing. Grey slates; bargeboards. Apex stacks; ashlar to front, brick to sides.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low boundary wall with saddleback ashlar coping to front; flanking pairs of obelisk gatepiers. Modern wrought-iron gates and railings.

Statement of Interest

The better surviving half of a pair with No 20, and also very similar to No 28. All were perhaps developed by the Crombie family who built Mainhill, 43 Bridgend, which, though grander, is very similar (see separate listing).

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