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9 and 11 West Port

A Category C Listed Building in Selkirk, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5467 / 55°32'48"N

Longitude: -2.8426 / 2°50'33"W

OS Eastings: 346933

OS Northings: 628433

OS Grid: NT469284

Mapcode National: GBR 84L9.DH

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.9VM6

Entry Name: 9 and 11 West Port

Listing Date: 11 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390460

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43830

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Selkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Selkirkshire

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Description

Mid 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay tenement with shop at ground, at end of terrace. Squared and snecked whinstone with raised polished ashlar margins, droved ashlar tails; whinstone rubble to SW elevation with droved ashlar dressings to NW end, timber lintels to SE end; whinstone rubble to rear. Base course; fascia and cornice above between ground and 1st floor; eaves course; flush painted ashlar long and short quoins; painted margins.

NW (WEST PORT) ELEVATION: 19th century or possibly early 20th century shop front at ground with modern boarded fascia above. Partly-glazed 2-leaf door to centre, plate glass fanlight. 2-pane shop windows flanking, with plate glass ingoes to door. Window to each bay of 1st floor, regularly spaced.

SE ELEVATION: 2-storey projection to centre and to left. Single storey addition in bay to right; window at 1st floor.

12-pane timber sash and case windows; modern glazing at 1st floor of bay to right, SE elevation. Slate roof with ashlar coped skews and skewputts. 3-light canted and half-piended dormers to outer bays of NW elevation and to outer right of SE elevation. Ashlar and whinstone coped wallhead stack to SW; whinstone coped with rendered repairs stack to NE.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1996.

Statement of Interest

There is a passage to SW giving access to the rear of this and Nos 19 and 21 West Port (see separate listing). The site was built upon in 1823.

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