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Latitude: 55.8425 / 55°50'33"N
Longitude: -2.1237 / 2°7'25"W
OS Eastings: 392353
OS Northings: 661043
OS Grid: NT923610
Mapcode National: GBR F0MW.0G
Mapcode Global: WH9Y3.BDZW
Entry Name: Ayton, 7 and 9 High Street
Listing Date: 28 September 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393735
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46431
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Late 18th century with later alterations. 2-storey, 5-bay rectangular-plan range, grouped 2-3. Harl-pointed sandstone rubble; painted margins; projecting cills.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION, NO 7, to left: 2-leaf, flush timber panelled door centred between bays at ground; former shop windows in flanking bays (chamfered surrounds); single windows aligned at 1st floor. NO 9, to right: part-glazed timber panelled door centred at ground; opaque fanlight; plain surround with consoled cornice; single window aligned at 1st floor; single windows at both floors in flanking bays.
SW (REAR) ELEVATION: lean-to addition off-set to left of centre; various openings to right.
Predominantly 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; modern glazing in former shop windows. Continuous pantiled roof; grey slate easing course. Stone-coped skews. Brick-built ridge and apex stacks; various circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIORS: not seen 1998.
An interesting, relatively intact range, fronting Ayton's High Street. Features of particular note include the continuous pantiled roof and the unusually sparse rear elevation. Both properties empty 1998.
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