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7 Rotten Row, Lauder

A Category C Listed Building in Lauder, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7216 / 55°43'17"N

Longitude: -2.7519 / 2°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 352866

OS Northings: 647832

OS Grid: NT528478

Mapcode National: GBR 9278.0S

Mapcode Global: WH7W3.PGS3

Plus Code: 9C7VP6CX+J6

Entry Name: 7 Rotten Row, Lauder

Listing Name: 7 the Row

Listing Date: 5 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395011

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47675

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lauder

County: Scottish Borders

Town: Lauder

Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Earlier to mid 19th century. 2-storey 2-bay terraced house with single storey and attic/single storey rear (N) wing. 2-storey canted bay window to principal (S) elevation and open passageway giving access to rear. Principal (S) elevation and E gable rendered and inscribed to imitate ashlar; rear (N) elevations harled; rubble west gable.

PRINCIPAL (S) ELEVATION: entrance with droved ashlar surround with consoled flat timber hood to left of centre; panelled timber door with glazed upper panel and rectangular fanlight. Window with ashlar architrave above; 2-storey canted bay window to right. Segmental-headed entrance with ashlar surround to passageway to outer left. Rendered base course; vertical margin to right of elevation.

N ELEVATION: irregular/altered fenestration. No 5 The Row projects forward to left; entrance to single storey section of No 7 to right return; single storey and attic section with piended dormer adjoins main body of house.

E ELEVATION: adjoins No 9 The Row.

W ELEVATION: adjoins No 3 The Row.

8 and 4-pane timber sash and case windows to principal (S) elevation; various to rear. Slate roof with pair of rooflights to S pitch. Stepped brick gablehead stack with band course and round can to E.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).

Statement of Interest

B Group with adjoining cottages No 1 and No 3 The Row (see separate list descriptions) as a traditional early burgh terrace. A fairly distinctive earlier to mid 19th century 2-storey house. Prior to 1823 The Row formed part of a road which led to Thirlestane Castle and across to Norton.

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