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Latitude: 55.7764 / 55°46'35"N
Longitude: -2.3367 / 2°20'11"W
OS Eastings: 378979
OS Northings: 653725
OS Grid: NT789537
Mapcode National: GBR D13N.X5
Mapcode Global: WH8X8.22LK
Entry Name: 28 Bridgend with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 22 December 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 363091
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26462
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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 letterbox fanlight; scrolled strapwork brackets support balustraded balconette above; window at 1st floor. Octagonal apex stack. Blank returns with corbel course at 1st floor. Flanking bays with timber-mullioned bipartite windows to each floor; finials at gableheads.
E AND W ELEVATIONS: blank gables to N; windows to set back bay to S.
S ELEVATION: projecting 2-bay gable at centre; windows to flanking bays.
Timber sash and case windows; 10-lying-pane glazing. Grey slates; bargeboards. Apex stacks; ashlar to front, brick to sides (rebuilt in red brick to W).
BOUNDARY WALL, RAILINGS AND GATEPIERS: central pair of obelisk gatepiers with wrought-iron gates; low boundary wall with saddleback ashlar coping to left.
Almost identical to Nos 20 and 22 Bridgend (see separate listing for latter). All were perhaps developed by the Crombie family who built Mainhill, 43 Bridgend, which, though grander, is similar (see separate listing).
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