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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393736
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46432
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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.
A relatively late, plain, fundamentally intact villa given contextual weight for its position fronting Ayton's High Street.
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