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10 East High Street, Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Lauder, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7184 / 55°43'6"N

Longitude: -2.7463 / 2°44'46"W

OS Eastings: 353215

OS Northings: 647474

OS Grid: NT532474

Mapcode National: GBR 9289.7Y

Mapcode Global: WH7W3.SJFJ

Entry Name: 10 East High Street, Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 5 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394990

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47658

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lauder

County: Scottish Borders

Town: Lauder

Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay rectangular-plan symmetrical classical villa with projecting entrance bay. Coursed whinstone with sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course, string course joining 1st floor window cills, eaves course joining 1st floor window lintels and moulded eaves cornice surmounted by low parapet. V-jointed quoins at arrises. Droved long and short surrounds to windows.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: projecting central entrance bay; central entrance with flanking pilasters supporting plain entablature with moulded cornice; 6-panel timber door with rectangular fanlight; tripartite window with narrower flanking lights above; parapet over eaves stepped up to centre. Single window to each floor to flanking bays; those to ground floor are taller.

S, E AND W ELEVATIONS: not inspected (1998).

2-pane timber sash and case windows. Piended grey slate roof. Tall sandstone ashlar wallhead stacks with moulded band course to E and W sides; octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).

BOUNDARY WALL: this defines N edge of slightly raised terrace on which house is situated. Low coursed whinstone wall with rounded sandstone coping and wide sandstone margins at arrises. Returns to outer edges stepped up to meet adjoining properties; returns to centre adjoin steps up to entrance level. Formerly railed.

Statement of Interest

A finely detailed mid 19th century classical villa.

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