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Latitude: 55.8887 / 55°53'19"N
Longitude: -2.2772 / 2°16'37"W
OS Eastings: 382759
OS Northings: 666213
OS Grid: NT827662
Mapcode National: GBR D0JB.SW
Mapcode Global: WH8WP.Z7SY
Entry Name: Howpark Farmhouse Including Garden Walls
Listing Date: 26 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393971
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46642
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Earlier 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house with single storey addition recessed to side (NW); lower 2-storey wing at rear forming near L-plan; further addition recessed to side (SE). Whinstone rubble to front with droved cream sandstone dressings; whitewashed render to sides and rear. Narrow quoin strips; painted margins; projecting cills.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: deep-set, part-glazed timber panelled door centred at ground; plate glass fanlight and Soaneian surround; corniced doorway. Single windows flanking entrance at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor. Single window in single storey addition recessed to outer left. Single storey, lean-to addition recessed to outer right.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end to right with single storey addition projecting at ground. 4-bay wing recessed to left with door at ground to right; single window above; regularly fenestrated to left.
NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gable end off-set to left of centre with 3 single windows at ground; 2 single windows at 1st floor; single storey, lean-to addition to left. Main block recessed to right with single windows at both floors; single storey addition recessed to outer right.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end to left with single windows at both floors to right. 2-storey wing slightly recessed to right with lean-to addition at ground; bipartite window centred at 1st floor; single window to left.
Predominantly out of character modern 4-pane windows; some 4-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; terracotta ridging. Sandstone ashlar apex stack to SE; brick-built apex stack to NW; harled stacks at rear; various cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
GARDEN WALLS: rubble-coped rubble walls partially enclosing site.
Noted in the OS Name Book as "...a modern built farmhouse with substantial offices and a large farm of arable land attached." Rutherfurd's notes a Mr James Bertram as farmer here in 1866.
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