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11 and 12 Market Place

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5474 / 55°32'50"N

Longitude: -2.8416 / 2°50'29"W

OS Eastings: 346994

OS Northings: 628508

OS Grid: NT469285

Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.L7

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BT2P

Entry Name: 11 and 12 Market Place

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390411

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43796

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Later 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 4-bay building (grouped 2-2) in terrace. Stugged ashlar with polished ashlar dressings at 1st floor and painted at ground; whinstone rubble with droved ashlar dressings to rear with various additions to rear of No 11, some pebbledashed. Base course, cornice between ground and 1st floor; deep eaves course; stop-chamfered arrises.

SE (MARKET PLACE) ELEVATION: 2-bay to right advanced from line of 2-bay group to left and slightly taller. Windows to each bay at 1st floor of each 2-bay group (closer disposition in narrower 2-bay group to right). Deep-set glazed shop door to centre of 2-bay group to right flanked by windows. Rounded corner to advanced 2-bay group; 2-leaf boarded door flanked by window to left and round-arched pend-entrance to right.

NW ELEVATION: 2-storey and single storey additions projecting to rear of No 11.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to 1st floor of No 11; modern glazing to 1st floor of No 12. 2-pane fixed windows at ground of each. Pitch and platform slate roof, each with skylight and ashlar coped skews. Piended canted dormer to centre of No 12; 2 to No 11. Ashlar coped mutual stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1995.

Statement of Interest

The buildings are currently linked internally with No 10 Market Place. No 11 Market Place is shown on 2nd edition OS map (1865) to be the Cross Keys Inn.

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