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Latitude: 55.548 / 55°32'52"N
Longitude: -2.84 / 2°50'24"W
OS Eastings: 347096
OS Northings: 628576
OS Grid: NT470285
Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.Y0
Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BTV6
Entry Name: 38 High Street
Listing Date: 11 December 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 390395
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43782
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire
Traditional County: Selkirkshire
Late 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey with attic, 2-bay terraced building with commercial accommodation at ground. Polished ashlar at ground; stugged ashlar with polished dressings at 1st floor. Cornice between storeys; eaves course; hoodmoulded windows at 1st floor; stop-chamfered arrises.
NW (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: stiff-leafed colonnade at ground; segmental-arched openings; large fixed-pane plate glass window to right of centre; narrow window with fanlight above to left of centre; large window to outer left; narrow window to penultimate right; panelled door to outer right with plate glass fanlight above. Tripartite window to each bay at 1st floor with segmental lintel.
SE ELEVATION: not seen fully, 1995. Full-height projection to centre.
Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Slate roof with platform at apex. Modern box-dormer to right. Ashlar coped mutual stacks. Moulded gutter with cast-iron brackets.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1995.
There was a building on this site in 1823. The building is known as Abbeyfield House, 1995. The photograph shows that the present building was in place by 1895.