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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394990
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47658
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
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.
A finely detailed mid 19th century classical villa.
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