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34 and 35 Market Place and Buildings in Close to Rear

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5467 / 55°32'48"N

Longitude: -2.8416 / 2°50'29"W

OS Eastings: 346997

OS Northings: 628435

OS Grid: NT469284

Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.LG

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.BV35

Entry Name: 34 and 35 Market Place and Buildings in Close to Rear

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390417

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43801

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Mid 19th century (possibly incorporating earlier fabric) with later additions and alterations. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay terraced tenement with shop accommodation at ground; sited on ground falling to NE. Painted droved ashlar with polished ashlar dressings at ground; painted squared whinstone with polished ashlar margins, droved ashlar tails to margins; various materials utilised in full-height additions to rear. Band course at lintel-height of ground; cill course to 1st floor windows; eaves course.

NE (MARKET PLACE) ELEVATION: regularly disposed bays at 1st floor, each with window. Modern glazed door to centre with plate glass rectangular fanlight above; plate glass fixed-pane shop window in bay to left and to partly blinded in bay to right; panelled door to outer left.

BUILDINGS IN CLOSE TO REAR: 4 2-storey terraced houses projecting at right angles from Market Place front, lining close, stepping down; each 3-bay except 2-bay house to NE. 2 harled; 1 squared whinstone with red sandstone dressings; 1 cement-rendered.

Modern glazing at 1st floor of NE elevation. Slate roof with brick mutual stacks. Half-piended dormers to outer bays of NE elevation. Slate roof to additions to rear of varying ridge-height and pitch.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1996.

Statement of Interest

The site was built upon in 1823, with the wynd and the adjoining buildings to SW.

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