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Fishwick Mains Farmhouse Including Ancillary Range and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Hutton, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7446 / 55°44'40"N

Longitude: -2.1378 / 2°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 391447

OS Northings: 650146

OS Grid: NT914501

Mapcode National: GBR F2H0.ZK

Mapcode Global: WH9YH.4V8Z

Entry Name: Fishwick Mains Farmhouse Including Ancillary Range and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 15 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395023

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47685

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hutton

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier structure, with later additions and alterations. Symmetrical-fronted, 2-storey, 3-bay plain house with 2-storey wing at rear forming L-plan; single storey, near U-plan ancillary range enclosing courtyard to N. Coursed and tooled pink/cream sandstone to front; tooled and squared rubble to sides and rear; ashlar dressings. Base course; narrow quoin strips; droved quoins and long and short surrounds to openings; projecting cills.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: pilastered and corniced classical doorpiece centred at ground with plain frieze; block pediment; 2-leaf glazed door; 2-pane fanlight. Canted windows flanking at ground with sawtooth half-piend stone roofs; single windows in all bays at 1st floor.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay principal block to right with 2-leaf glazed door centred at ground; horizontal-paned fanlight; single windows at both floors to left; blind painted imitation windows centred at 1st floor and at both floors to right. Regularly fenestrated 2-bay wing slightly recessed to left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: principal block with small window centred at ground; tall stair window above; single windows at both floors to left. Blank elevation to piended wing projecting to right; single storey, lean-to porch to left. Boarded timber opening in projecting ancillary range adjoined to outer left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal block with single window centred at ground; blind painted imitation window aligned at 1st floor. Boarded timber door centred in projecting, single storey ancillary range adjoined to outer right.

Predominantly 12-pane lying-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slate piended roof. Stepped ridge and wallhead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble-coped rubble walls flanking driveway to N and partially enclosing site.

Statement of Interest

A good example of an earlier 19th century farmhouse, notable for the retention of its lying-pane windows. Rutherfurd's notes a Mr William Hood as farmer here in 1866. See separate list entry for the associated farm steading.

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