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101 High Street, Hermitage House

A Category B Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5486 / 55°32'54"N

Longitude: -2.8399 / 2°50'23"W

OS Eastings: 347106

OS Northings: 628643

OS Grid: NT471286

Mapcode National: GBR 84L8.ZT

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BSXQ

Entry Name: 101 High Street, Hermitage House

Listing Date: 25 November 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386530

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40583

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Circa 1810 with later alterations and additions. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical, classical house, set back from road. Whinstone rubble with painted stugged ashlar dressings, raised polished ashlar margins; harled single storey wing to SW. Eaves course; long and short quoins; blocking course and raised red sandstone ashlar tablet to centre of SW elevation.

SE (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: bay to centre advanced slightly with quoins; blocking course and panelled tablet. Deep-set panelled door to centre with rectangular radial fanlight above; corniced doorpiece with decorative carved (or possibly stucco) panel to frieze with palm motif; window at 1st floor. Window to each storey of flanking bays (smaller at 1st floor). Wing to left set back.

NW (CHAPEL STREET) ELEVATION: window to each storey of each bay. Window to wing and further smaller window to outer right. Modern single storey addition to outer left with corrugated platformed roof.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Slate shallow piended and platformed roof with 2 rendered and coped central stacks and wallhead to SW elevation. Slate piended roof to addition.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1995.

Statement of Interest

The plan of the building in 1823 and on later maps is the same as it is now.

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