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Outbuildings, Walled Garden, Kimmerghame House

A Category B Listed Building in Edrom, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7551 / 55°45'18"N

Longitude: -2.3099 / 2°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 380648

OS Northings: 651346

OS Grid: NT806513

Mapcode National: GBR D19W.QS

Mapcode Global: WH8X8.HL8Y

Plus Code: 9C7VQM4R+22

Entry Name: Outbuildings, Walled Garden, Kimmerghame House

Listing Name: Kimmerghame House, Walled Garden with Greenhouses and Urns

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391066

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44504

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edrom

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Parish: Edrom

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. Rectangular garden approximately 60 x 80m with walls circa 11' and 15' high, brick lined and ashlar coped rubble sandstone walls, curved up to slighlty higher sections at intervals and urn finialled. Contemporary stone mono pitch stores abutting exterior, doors and 12-pane sash and case, timber windows, corrugated asbestos roof and stone coped skews, single flue evident at wallhead. Gateways with ashlar surrounds, 1 rusticated with keystone, 1 with heraldic panel above. Walls curved down and terminated with ashlar pier and fine stone urn, adjoining coped ashlar dwarf wall. Further cast-iron urn by greenhouses. Lean-to greenhouses against N wall with brick and ashlar base, vertically glazed walls and small-pane glazed roof both with pivot sections; door to side. Slate sundial with gnomon on stone baluster pedestal.

Statement of Interest

Kimmergahme House, Stables. Lodge, Bridge, Mill and Water Tower are listed separately. The walled garden was probably designed by David Bryce.

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