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Latitude: 55.8831 / 55°52'59"N
Longitude: -2.3056 / 2°18'20"W
OS Eastings: 380979
OS Northings: 665592
OS Grid: NT809655
Mapcode National: GBR D0BD.MX
Mapcode Global: WH8WP.KD99
Entry Name: Grantshouse, Eye View Including Garden Wall
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393955
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46624
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Dated 1859 with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay house with single storey porch adjoined to outer left (shop entrance); 2-storey addition at rear; single storey addition recessed to outer right. Part rake-jointed whinstone to front with droved cream sandstone dressings; whitewashed harl to sides with painted margins. Long and short quoins and surrounds to openings; projecting cills throughout.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber panelled door centred at ground; plate glass fanlight; single windows flanking at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor. Out-of-character mono-pitched porch adjoined to outer left with timber door; plate glass fanlight. Single storey addition recessed to outer right.
Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows; some 12-pane glazing to front; modern window at ground to outer left (shop front). Grey slate roof; stone-coped skews. Brick-built apex stacks; cans missing.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GARDEN WALLS: low coped whinstone walls enclosing garden to front.
Incorporates a village shop at ground to left. Although missing much of its original glazing, this symmetrical-fronted house remains a late, but good example of a traditional type with good quality contrasting masonry to front.
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