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Latitude: 55.7183 / 55°43'5"N
Longitude: -2.7453 / 2°44'43"W
OS Eastings: 353276
OS Northings: 647463
OS Grid: NT532474
Mapcode National: GBR 9289.FZ
Mapcode Global: WH7W3.SJXM
Entry Name: 26 East High Street
Listing Date: 5 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394991
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47659
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Late 18th century with earlier 19th century alterations. 2-storey and attic 2-bay end of terrace cottage. Harled exterior with rendered ashlar dressings. Coped gable ends; architraved openings; projecting cills to windows.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance with replacement timber door with glazed upper panels to left; window above and window to right to ground and 1st floors. Vertical margin to right of elevation.
W ELEVATION: window to left to ground and 1st floors; attic window to gable. Right side of elevation overlapped by gable end of No 24 East High Street.
E ELEVATION: adjoins No 28 East High Street.
Mainly 12-pane horned timber sash and case windows. Steeply pitched grey slate roof. Pair of flanking harled gablehead stacks with band courses; single round can to E stack.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).
The steeply pitched roof indicates an 18th century thatched building. Originally it may have included a 3rd bay, possibly to the E.
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