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Ayton, High Street, Ash Villa Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Ayton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8439 / 55°50'38"N

Longitude: -2.1265 / 2°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 392178

OS Northings: 661199

OS Grid: NT921611

Mapcode National: GBR F0LV.FY

Mapcode Global: WH9Y3.9CNT

Entry Name: Ayton, High Street, Ash Villa Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 28 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393736

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46432

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ayton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Ayton

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Mid 19th century with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay plain classical style house with single storey wing adjoined at rear forming near L-plan. Squared and snecked tooled cream sandstone to front; harled to sides and rear. Base course; long and short quoins and surrounds to openings; projecting cills.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber panelled door centred at ground; plate glass fanlight; single window aligned at 1st floor. Single windows at both floors in flanking bays.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind elevation to 2-storey block to left. Blind elevation to single storey addition projecting to right.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gabled wing projecting to outer left. Various single windows at both floors in bays recessed to right.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: not seen 1998.

8-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows to front. Grey slate piended roof; pitched roof to rear wing. Corniced, brick-built wallhead stacks to SE and NW; various cans; squat apex stack at rear.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

BOUNDARY WALL: low coped rendered wall enclosing site to front.

Statement of Interest

A relatively late, plain, fundamentally intact villa given contextual weight for its position fronting Ayton's High Street.

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