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Ferneycastle Farmhouse Including Ancillary Structure, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Coldingham, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8354 / 55°50'7"N

Longitude: -2.1944 / 2°11'39"W

OS Eastings: 387921

OS Northings: 660253

OS Grid: NT879602

Mapcode National: GBR F03Z.Q0

Mapcode Global: WH9Y2.8L9D

Entry Name: Ferneycastle Farmhouse Including Ancillary Structure, Garden Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393954

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46623

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Coldingham

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Early 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric, with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan farmhouse with projecting porch at front; lower 2-storey wing at rear with further single and 2-storey additions to N and W respectively; single storey addition to side. Principal block with coursed and tooled cream sandstone to front; harl-pointed rubble to sides and rear; rendered, harled and tooled rubble sandstone to rear additions. Base course; predominantly projecting cills. Single storey ancillary structure to W.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: single window in single storey, lean-to porch projecting at centre; single windows flanking at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor. Single storey glazed addition recessed to outer left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-bay gable end to left with single windows at both floors in both bays; small attic light centred in gablehead; lean-to porch recessed to left with timber panelled door; 4-pane fanlight. Lower wing recessed to right with 3 single windows at ground; gabled dormerheads to single windows breaking eaves in 2 bays above. Single storey, lean-to addition to outer right.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: piended projection at centre with lower addition to right; single storey additions to front. Blind elevation to principal block recessed to outer left; single storey addition recessed to outer right.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end to right with single window at ground to right; single storey projection at ground to left; single window at 1st floor off-set to left of centre; small attic light centred in gablehead. Lower 2-storey wing recessed to left with full-width, irregularly fenestrated lower addition to front; single storey, lean-to addition to outer left.

Predominantly 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; some modern windows at rear. Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews. Rendered apex stacks to principal block; sandstone ridge stack at rear; various cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

ANCILLARY STRUCTURE: single storey, 2-bay rubble block with 2-bay rendered addition to N. Grey slate piended roof.

GARDEN WALLS AND GATEPIERS: high rubble walls partially enclosing site including tall, sloping wall to E. Pyramidal-capped, square-plan gatepiers; gates missing.

Statement of Interest

Noted in the OS Name Book as "...a very commodious farm house, 2 stories [sic] high with suitable offices." Rutherfurd's notes a Mr David Logan as farmer here in 1866. Marked as 'Farney Castle' on the 1860 OS map.

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