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Latitude: 55.8392 / 55°50'21"N
Longitude: -2.2369 / 2°14'12"W
OS Eastings: 385260
OS Northings: 660689
OS Grid: NT852606
Mapcode National: GBR D0TX.HN
Mapcode Global: WH9Y1.MH0G
Entry Name: Auchencrow, the Craw Inn
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393922
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46593
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Early 19th century with later additions and alterations. Asymmetrical 2-storey range comprising 3-bay block to right; 2-bay block to left; single storey range to outer left; various additions at rear. Painted harl to principal block; painted render to remainder; painted margins throughout.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: principal block to right with later brick flat-roofed porch projecting at centre; steps to door within; single windows flanking at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor. 2-bay block to left with boarded timber door at ground to right; single window to left; bipartite window aligned above; single storey block to left with single window off-set to right of centre. Single storey, 2-bay range to outer left with 2-leaf, boarded timber garage doors in both bays.
Plate glass and 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs; stone-coped skews. Corrugated-iron roof to single storey range. Corniced, brick-built ridge and apex stacks; single circular can.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
A good, essentially intact example of an early 19th century traditional coaching inn, and one of the most significant buildings in Auchencrow - a small village comprising a single street. A photograph published by Thomson shows the inn with exposed rubble walls. Rutherfurd's notes a Mr David Rintoul as innkeeper in 'Aunchencraw' in 1866.
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