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Gavinton Hall And Butterwell Hall, South Street, Gavinton

A Category C Listed Building in Mid Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.762 / 55°45'43"N

Longitude: -2.37 / 2°22'12"W

OS Eastings: 376876

OS Northings: 652139

OS Grid: NT768521

Mapcode National: GBR C1WT.P9

Mapcode Global: WH8X7.KFML

Plus Code: 9C7VQJ6H+RX

Entry Name: Gavinton Hall And Butterwell Hall, South Street, Gavinton

Listing Name: Gavinton, South Street, Gavinton Hall and Butterwell Hall

Listing Date: 6 February 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389118

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42595

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200389118

Location: Langton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Parish: Langton

Traditional County: Berwickshire

Tagged with: Hall

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Mid 19th century with later alterations; 1929 2-bay hall (to W end of terrace). Single storey, 3-bay hall linked to 2-bay group (Butterwell Hall), terminating terrace, with same eaves height as terrace. Squared and snecked stugged sandstone with stugged ashlar dressings. Rendered base course; eaves course to Butterwell (2-bay group) Hall.

S ELEVATION: gabled 3-bay hall to outer left, set back slightly from line of adjacent terrace with corbelled bellcote at apex and ball finial. 2 steps to flush door with rectangular plate glass fanlight above; window to each flanking bays.. 2 steps to door in W return of Butterwell Hall with letterbox plate glass fanlight above. Bipartite widow to each bay of Butterwell Hall with dated name and monograph plaque to centre.

W (THE GREEN) ELEVATION: 3-bay, grouped to left. Window to each bay.

N ELEVATION: not seen fully, 1995. Platformed addition to rear of Butterwell and Gavinton Halls.

Timber plate glass sash and case windows to Gavinton Hall. 4-pane timber sash and case windows to Butterwell Hall. Slate roof. Scroll skewputt to Butterwell Hall. Metal vents to ridges of Butterwell Hall and Gavinton Hall.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1995. (See Notes).

Statement of Interest

According to Mr Cleat, local historian, Gavinton Hall was the parochial school before 1874. A building was on this site in 1857. The halls are linked internally. Butterwell Hall lies at the W end of terrace dating from circa 1800 (see separate listing).

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