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Latitude: 55.5465 / 55°32'47"N
Longitude: -2.836 / 2°50'9"W
OS Eastings: 347351
OS Northings: 628408
OS Grid: NT473284
Mapcode National: GBR 84M9.TK
Mapcode Global: WH7WV.DVSB
Entry Name: Craig Brown Avenue, Reservoir
Listing Date: 11 December 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 390347
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43744
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire
Traditional County: Selkirkshire
Later 19th century. Single storey 4-bay, rectangular-plan water storage tank, positioned on mound with falling ground to NW and SW. Squared and snecked whinstone with stugged ashlar dressings. Quoins; tails to openings.
SE ELEVATION: regularly disposed bays. Boarded shutters to each opening with arrow-slit openings between each bay.
NW ELEVATION: as SE.
NE ELEVATION: gabled with door to centre, flanked by arrow-slit openings.
Slate roof with ashlar coped skews and skewputts; tab at apex of each gable. Gabled and louvred slated vented to centre of ridge.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1996.
This is a very simple reservoir design, sited near the highest point in Selkirk parish and appropriately sympathetic to its surroundings.
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