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Latitude: 55.8478 / 55°50'52"N
Longitude: -2.5096 / 2°30'34"W
OS Eastings: 368190
OS Northings: 661741
OS Grid: NT681617
Mapcode National: GBR B0XT.GK
Mapcode Global: WH8WS.F86T
Entry Name: Cranshaws Farmhouse Including Sundial
Listing Date: 10 December 1997
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391630
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44908
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Late 18th to early 19th century with later additions. Symmetrical 2-storey with attic, 3-bay plain classical style farmhouse with later gabled porch to front; single storey with attic, L-plan wing projecting at rear forming near T-plan. Painted harl; polished sandstone dressings (lightly droved in part); coursed, polished and tooled sandstone porch. Raised sandstone base course; sandstone eaves course. Polished sandstone margins; projecting cills.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps to timber panelled door centred in gabled porch projecting at centre; 5-pane fanlight; flanking pilasters; part-glazed timber panelled vestibule door within; single window aligned at 1st floor. Single windows at both floors in flanking bays.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: original block with single window at ground in bay to outer left; boarded timber shed obscuring bays to right; round-arched attic light centred in gablehead. Single storey wing recessed to right with timber door in porch advanced to outer left; single window in bay recessed to outer right.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: original block with single window at ground in bay to outer left; round-arched attic light centred in gablehead. Single window in single storey wing recessed to outer left.
Predominantly 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; round-arched timber sash and case attic windows; modern window to rear wing; various skylights. Grey slate roofs; raised stone skews to original house; cast-iron rainwater goods. Broad corniced apex stacks to SW (droved sandstone) and NE (harled); various circular cans; apex stack to rear wing; cans missing.
INTERIOR: not seen 1997.
SUNDIAL: tiered, octagonal base to baluster shaft; octagonal table; metal gnomon in place.
A simple, but nevertheless, interesting farmhouse which has retained the majority of its original features. The nearby Cranshaws Castle, the stable courtyard at Cranshaws Farm and the pedimented gateway leading to it, are listed separately.
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