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Latitude: 55.7196 / 55°43'10"N
Longitude: -2.7481 / 2°44'52"W
OS Eastings: 353105
OS Northings: 647606
OS Grid: NT531476
Mapcode National: GBR 9279.VJ
Mapcode Global: WH7W3.RHLM
Plus Code: 9C7VP792+RQ
Entry Name: 1 East High Street, Lauder
Listing Name: 1 East High Street
Listing Date: 9 June 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 382227
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37203
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Early 19th century with earlier core. 2-storey and attic double-fronted detached house with 2 single storey rear wings (formerly outbuildings). Flanking tripartite windows to ground floor of principal (SW) elevation. Rendered principal and side elevations of main block; harled to rear (NE); harled and whinstone rubble rear wings/additions. Ashlar dressings to principal elevation; base course; coped gable ends; architraved openings; slightly projecting cills to windows.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical arrangement. Central entrance with flat hood on ornamental brackets; 6-panel timber door (upper panels glazed). Flanking tripartite windows with narrower outer lights; single window to each bay to 1st floor.
NE ELEVATION: entrance to small projecting 2-storey whinstone rubble section (possibly originally single storey) to centre; sandstone long and shorts and boarded timber door; small window to right; later window above. Window to each floor set back to main body of building to right; 1st floor window set back to left. Harled gable ends of flanking wings project forward at ground floor; each with window; openings to inner returns altered, especially to left wing.
SE ELEVATION: single attic window to gable. Single storey wing adjoins to right with flanking outer windows.
NW ELEVATION: entrance with boarded timber door to left of gable end; single attic window to gable. Single storey wing, built at 2 levels, adjoins to left; entrance with boarded timber door to right; inserted window to left.
Mainly 12-pane/multipane timber sash and case windows to main body of house. Grey slate roofs; roof lights to rear pitch of main body of house. Flanking harled coped gablehead stacks to main body of house; tall harled coped ridge stack and gable end stack (that to SE rebuilt in brick) to each rear wing; mainly octagonal cans.
INTERIOR: substantially modernised. Coursed rubble well relating to earlier structure in cellar.
A handsome house of early 19th century appearance, occupying a prominent position in front of the town hall.
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