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Hillend Farmhouse Including Cobbled Courtyard and Garden Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Coldingham, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8656 / 55°51'56"N

Longitude: -2.2145 / 2°12'52"W

OS Eastings: 386670

OS Northings: 663623

OS Grid: NT866636

Mapcode National: GBR D0ZM.C5

Mapcode Global: WH9XV.YTMQ

Entry Name: Hillend Farmhouse Including Cobbled Courtyard and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393964

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46635

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Coldingham

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Mid 19th century, probably incorporating earlier fabric, with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan farmhouse with projecting porch and tripartite windows at front; 2-storey wing at rear forming near T-plan; single storey additions at rear to E and W (forming service courtyard). Principal block with rendered front and side (SW); rubble to side (NE); rubble rear additions; sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course; cill course at ground; eaves course. Plain margins to front; long and short surrounds to side and rear openings; projecting cills throughout.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: projecting, flat-roofed, corniced porch centred at ground with small-pane glazed door; plate glass fanlight. Tripartite windows with narrow side lights in corniced projections recessed to left and right of entrance; single windows in all bays at 1st floor.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal block to left with single window at ground to right. 2-storey wing recessed to right with single storey, lean-to additions to front.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal block to right with single window at ground to left. 2-storey wing recessed to left with lean-to addition in re-entrant angle to right; various additions to outer left, enclosing courtyard.

Plate glass, 8- and 12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate piended and pitched roofs. Corniced, rendered wallhead stacks to principal block; brick-built ridge stack to rear; various cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

COBBLED COURTYARD: cobbled service courtyard to NW.

GARDEN WALLS: rubble walls partially enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

Noted in the OS Name book as "...a commodious farm house 2 stories [sic] high..." Listed both for its individual and group interest - the associated steading to the SW being listed in its own right (see separate entry). Rutherfurd's notes a Mr Charles Belaney as farmer here in 1866.

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