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13 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5477 / 55°32'51"N

Longitude: -2.8412 / 2°50'28"W

OS Eastings: 347022

OS Northings: 628545

OS Grid: NT470285

Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.P3

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BT9F

Entry Name: 13 High Street

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390365

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43761

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Description

Dated 1877 with later additions and alterations. 3-storey, 2-bay terraced tenement, commercial at ground. Bull-faced sandstone with polished ashlar dressings; whinstone rubble with stugged ashlar dressings to rear. Cill course at 1st and 2nd floors; eaves course.

SE (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Roll-moulded broad windows at ground to centre with corbels supporting fascia; bipartite window at 1st floor above with shouldered arches to lights; trefoil-headed window at 2nd floor above in gablehead breaking eaves, bipartite small windows to centre. Roll-moulded round-arched opening flanking bays at ground- door to outer left, plate glass rectangular fanlight, datestone at 1st floor; pend-opening to outer right, monogram at 1st floor.

NW ELEVATION: full-height projection to centre with further modern single storey addition linking modern 2-storey outer addition.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to upper storeys; fixed plate glass windows at ground. Slate roof. Ashlar coped stack.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1995.

Statement of Interest

There was a building on this site in 1823. A photograph by AR Edwards from circa 1890 shows that this building has not been altered on the High Street elevation since that time.

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