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Scotts Place, Plaque to J B Selkirk (James Brown)

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5493 / 55°32'57"N

Longitude: -2.8383 / 2°50'17"W

OS Eastings: 347205

OS Northings: 628714

OS Grid: NT472287

Mapcode National: GBR 84M8.9K

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.CSN7

Entry Name: Scotts Place, Plaque to J B Selkirk (James Brown)

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390433

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43810

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Thomas J Clapperton, 1931. Bronze plaque positioned on red sandstone, coped wall pier, sited to S of Victoria Halls, to corner of High Street and Chapel Street. Depicting in bas relief 2 draped figures embracing in segmental-arched niche. "Then I turn to sister Jean/ And my airms about her twine", inscribed beneath. 3/4 view bust portrait of JB Selkirk below with: "J B Selkirk (James Brown (1832-1904) Poet and man of Letters. Author of "Selkirk after Flodden" erected by Admirers of his works 1931" written below.

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The photograph (SE/717) shows the site before this plaque was introduced.

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