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28 Bridgend with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Duns, Scottish Borders

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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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363091

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26462

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duns

County: Scottish Borders

Town: Duns

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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