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11 and 12 Foulden Holdings

A Category C Listed Building in Foulden, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7989 / 55°47'56"N

Longitude: -2.1248 / 2°7'29"W

OS Eastings: 392272

OS Northings: 656188

OS Grid: NT922561

Mapcode National: GBR F1LD.S2

Mapcode Global: WH9Y9.BHFT

Entry Name: 11 and 12 Foulden Holdings

Listing Date: 24 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393903

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46570

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Foulden

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Foulden

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Dated 1859 with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical, single storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan block comprising 2 2?-bay cottages; lean-to additions at rear. Tooled, predominantly pink sandstone rubble; tooled cream sandstone quoins; cream brick dressings (glazed in part). Corbelled eaves to front with chevron detail to frieze; billeted eaves to gable ends. Brick surrounds to chamfered openings; chamfered sandstone cills. Harled rear additions.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: segmental-arched window at centre; timber panelled doors in flanking bays; segmental-arched windows to outer right (No 11) and left (No 12).

S (SIDE) ELEVATION, NO 11: gable end with round-arched attic light centred in gablehead; quoin dated '1859' to left. Single window in lean-to addition projecting to outer right.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows flanking centre; lean-to additions projecting to outer left (No 11) and right (No 12).

N (SIDE) ELEVATION, NO 12: gable end with round-arched attic light centred in gablehead; single window in lean-to addition to outer left.

Windows predominantly boarded up. Grey slate roof with fishscale banding to front; plain banding at rear; stone-coped skews; beak skewputts. Corniced apex and wallhead stacks; circular cans. Corrugated-iron roofs to rear additions.

INTERIORS: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

Empty 1999. An unusually-detailed, decorative block, particularly notable for its cream brick dressings. The central window is split internally between each cottage. Bears some similarity to the farmhouses at Moorpark and Foulden Bastle - see separate list entry for the former.

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