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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393964
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46635
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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.
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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