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Latitude: 55.7211 / 55°43'16"N
Longitude: -2.7514 / 2°45'5"W
OS Eastings: 352894
OS Northings: 647779
OS Grid: NT528477
Mapcode National: GBR 9278.3Z
Mapcode Global: WH7W3.PGZG
Entry Name: 47 West High Street
Listing Date: 5 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395014
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47678
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Earlier 19th century with later addition. 2-storey and attic; single-fronted end of terrace cottage. Harled with droved painted stone dressings. Base course. Architraved openings to principal (SW) elevation.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance to left; panelled timber door with rectangular fanlight. Single window to right to each floor and one above. Vertical margin to right arris.
NE ELEVATION: late 20th century single storey concrete block wing (possible rebuilding of earlier structure) projects to left. Pair of piended dormers visible to attic.
SE ELEVATION: single ground floor window to right of gable end. Late 20th century single storey concrete block wing adjoins to right.
NW ELEVATION: adjoins No 49 West High Street.
12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Gablehead stack to SE rebuilt in brick late 20th century; shares harled coped stack with No 49; round cans.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1998)
Has an intact earlier 19th century street frontage and groups well with the adjacent (slightly earlier) No 49 West High Street (see separate list description).