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Cyrus House, St Abbs

A Category C Listed Building in Coldingham, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.8986 / 55°53'55"N

Longitude: -2.1294 / 2°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 392004

OS Northings: 667285

OS Grid: NT920672

Mapcode National: GBR F0K7.SC

Mapcode Global: WH9XQ.8Z7X

Plus Code: 9C7VVVXC+C6

Entry Name: Cyrus House, St Abbs

Listing Name: St Abbs, Cyrus House

Listing Date: 26 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393987

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46656

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Coldingham

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Parish: Coldingham

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Earlier 19th century with later alterations. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay rectangular-plan house. Whitewashed harl; painted margins; flush cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: door centred at ground; single windows flanking at ground; single windows in all bays at 1st floor.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end with part-glazed timber door at ground to right; single window aligned at 1st floor. Single window at ground to left; bipartite window at 1st floor; smaller attic light above.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows at both floors in all bays.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end with bipartite window at ground to left; single window aligned at 1st floor; smaller attic light above.

12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Brick-built apex stacks; various circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

Statement of Interest

Renovated 1999. A prominently sited house overlooking St Abbs Harbour (see separate list entry). Although some of its side windows have been enlarged, the house remains a good example of a traditional type.

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