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Kimmerghame House, Water Tower

A Category B Listed Building in Edrom, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7551 / 55°45'18"N

Longitude: -2.2981 / 2°17'53"W

OS Eastings: 381385

OS Northings: 651340

OS Grid: NT813513

Mapcode National: GBR D1DW.8T

Mapcode Global: WH8X8.NLVY

Entry Name: Kimmerghame House, Water Tower

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391069

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44505

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. Gothic water tower, sqaure-plan, circa 16' high. Squared and snecked cream sandstone with droved dressings, cornice, blocking course and carved stone animal water spouts to corners, surmounted by carved stone crocketed pinnacles (and until recently with pinnacled crown). Door off-centre in 1 side with carved armorial shield above.

Statement of Interest

Previously described with Kimmerghame House. The NMRS photograph shows the water tower with crown steeple.

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