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Greenburn Farmhouse Including Garden Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Coldingham, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8386 / 55°50'18"N

Longitude: -2.2591 / 2°15'32"W

OS Eastings: 383871

OS Northings: 660625

OS Grid: NT838606

Mapcode National: GBR D0NX.QW

Mapcode Global: WH9Y1.8HHX

Entry Name: Greenburn Farmhouse Including Garden Walls

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393960

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46628

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 with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan farmhouse with projecting porch at front; 2-storey wing at rear forming L-plan; further single and 2-storey additions at rear. Predominantly lined render; squared and snecked tooled sandstone to porch; harled rear additions; red sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course; eaves course; quoins; plain margins; projecting cills.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: projecting flat-roofed, corniced porch centred at ground with steps to timber panelled door; stone-bracketed pentice porch. Single windows flanking entrance at ground; single windows in all 3 bays at 1st floor.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end to left with single windows at both floors off-set to right of centre. Regularly fenestrated 2-storey, 2-bay wing to right. Single window in single storey addition recessed to outer right.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-storey gabled wing projecting to left with lower gabled projection to front. Principal block recessed to right with various single and 2-storey additions to front.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end to right with single window at ground off-set to left of centre. Single windows at both floors in flat-roofed addition to left. Single storey addition projecting to outer left.

Plate glass, 8- and 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs; stone-coped skews; sandstone ridging. Brick-built apex stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GARDEN WALLS: rubble walls partially enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Noted in the OS Name Book as "...an excellent dwelling house with extensive offices and large farm attached." Rutherfurd's notes a Mr Robert Allan as farmer here in 1866.

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