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2 Kirkgate, Chirnside

A Category C Listed Building in Chirnside, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7971 / 55°47'49"N

Longitude: -2.2103 / 2°12'37"W

OS Eastings: 386913

OS Northings: 656002

OS Grid: NT869560

Mapcode National: GBR F10D.8Q

Mapcode Global: WH9Y8.0KR6

Plus Code: 9C7VQQWQ+VV

Entry Name: 2 Kirkgate, Chirnside

Listing Name: Chirnside, 2 Kirkgate (To N of Kirkgate Cottage) Including Post Box

Listing Date: 6 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393628

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46343

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200393628

Location: Chirnside

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Chirnside

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Early 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay house set on sloping site with single storey garage block adjoined to side. Ribbon-pointed, tooled sandstone rubble; tooled rubble quoins; painted margins; projecting, painted cills.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: replacement timber panelled door recessed at centre; integral fanlight; single window aligned above; single windows at both floors in flanking bays. Single storey block adjoined to right with 2-leaf boarded timber garage door off-set to left of centre; wall-mounted post box off-set to right.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind elevation to gable-end. Single storey addition recessed to outer left.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: exterior stair to gabled, timber door breaking eaves off-set to left of centre. Squat single window at ground in bay to right; single windows at both floors in bays to outer left and right. Single storey addition projecting to outer left.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: single storey addition projecting at ground; gabled block set behind.

Predominantly 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; some modern glazing at rear. Grey slate roof to house; timber bargeboards; red pantiles to piended garage block. Corniced, brick-built apex stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Statement of Interest

Set to the SW of Chirnside Church, with its rear boundary abutting that of the graveyard (see separate list entry).

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