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Latitude: 55.8024 / 55°48'8"N
Longitude: -2.2084 / 2°12'30"W
OS Eastings: 387036
OS Northings: 656585
OS Grid: NT870565
Mapcode National: GBR F10B.PV
Mapcode Global: WH9Y8.1FP5
Plus Code: 9C7VRQ2R+XM
Entry Name: Leaside, Main Street East End, Chirnside
Listing Name: Chirnside, Main Street East End, Leaside
Listing Date: 6 September 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393633
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46347
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Earlier to mid 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay house with butcher's shop at ground; residential accommodation at 1st floor; further 2-storey wing at rear; single storey, piended range set behind. Whitewashed harl; painted dressings. Raised band course dividing floors; narrow quoin strips; raised margins; projecting cills.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: part-glazed timber door centred at ground; plate glass fanlight; single window aligned above. Shop window at ground in bay to left; single window at 1st floor. Single windows at both floors in bay to right. Single storey addition recessed to outer right with single window to left; heavily chamfered angle to right.
E (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank gable-end to left. 2-storey block to right with door centred at ground; single window aligned above; single window at ground in bay to right. Single storey addition projecting to outer right.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: single storey range running E-W with 2-leaf boarded timber door breaking eaves off-set to left; remainder not seen 1998. Taller block set behind.
W (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank gable-end to right. 2-storey block to left with small-paned window at ground to right; door to left; single window aligned at 1st floor. Small-paned window in single storey addition to outer left.
Plate glass and 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; some fixed-pane and modern windows. Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews; moulded skewputts. Corniced, brick-built apex stacks; octagonal cans. Corrugated-iron roof to single storey range at rear.
INTERIOR, BUTCHER'S SHOP: tiled walls with continuous decorative banding at lower and upper levels (key pattern and floral motifs respectively). Marble counter. Modern ceiling. Remainder not seen 1998.
A relatively early house, fronting Chirnside's Main Street. The decorative tiles in the butcher's shop are particularly notable.
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