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21-24 (Inclusive Nos) Market Place

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5473 / 55°32'50"N

Longitude: -2.841 / 2°50'27"W

OS Eastings: 347031

OS Northings: 628493

OS Grid: NT470284

Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.Q9

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BTCS

Entry Name: 21-24 (Inclusive Nos) Market Place

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390416

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43800

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Description

Later 19th century with later additions and alterations. 3-storey, 3-bay terraced tenement with shop accommodation at ground; advanced from NW elevation of No 25 Market Place, the Cross Keys. Painted ashlar at ground; painted squared and snecked whinstone to upper storeys with polished ashlar raised margins; whinstone rubble to rear with droved red sandstone dressings. Cornice between ground and 1st floor; eaves course; slightly raised long and short quoins.

NW (MARKET PLACE) ELEVATION: deep-set modern door to centre at ground with window to each floor above, breaking eaves at 2nd floor, with ashlar coped dormerhead. Mirrored flanking bays with narrow fixed-pane plate glass shop windows to inner and broader fixed-pane window to outer ; window to each floor above.

SE ELEVATION: full-height addition to rear.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows. Slate roof (pitch altered in recent years, 1996). Harled, coped wallhead stack to SW.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1996.

Statement of Interest

The building on this site in 1865 was the Black Bull (public house). The windows at 2nd floor did not have dormerheads in circa 1900, and there was a different arrangement at ground.

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