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Latitude: 55.7644 / 55°45'51"N
Longitude: -2.1207 / 2°7'14"W
OS Eastings: 392526
OS Northings: 652340
OS Grid: NT925523
Mapcode National: GBR F1MS.PG
Mapcode Global: WH9YH.DCDT
Plus Code: 9C7VQV7H+PP
Entry Name: Ancillery Building, Farmsteading, Nabdean
Listing Name: Nabdean Farmhouse Including Former Cartshed and Granary, Ancillary Structure, Implement Shed and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 15 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395038
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47694
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward: East Berwickshire
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Earlier 19th century with later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 5-bay (3-bay at 1st floor) farmhouse with 2-storey former cartshed and granary adjoined to left (now residential accommodation). Tooled pink sandstone rubble; harled addition at rear. Overhanging timber bracketed eaves; tooled quoins; droved long and short surrounds to openings. Single storey ancillary structure at rear. Single storey implement shed to S.
FARMHOUSE, S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: boarded timber door off-set to left of centre; gabled, rustic timber porch with tree trunk uprights projecting to front. Single windows flanking entrance at ground; single window to outer right. 3 single windows at 1st floor with gabled dormerheads breaking eaves. E (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end with single windows at both floors to left. N (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows at both floors off-set to left of centre. Blocked window at ground to outer left. Flat-roofed, single storey addition to outer right.
Predominantly 9-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; 16-pane windows to side; some modern glazing at rear; rear rooflights. Re-roofed 1999; grey tiled roof with fishscale banding; decorative brattishing to ridge. Coped, brick-built ridge and apex stacks; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
CARTSHED AND GRANARY: 2-storey, 2-bay (3-bay at 1st floor). Tooled pink sandstone rubble; tooled dressings. S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: large, segmental-arched former cart opening to right; 3 small windows at 1st floor; modern small-pane glazing to doors and grey tiled roof with windows. Fishscale banding; decorative brattishing to ridge.
ANCILLARY STRUCTURE: single storey, mono-pitched store at rear. Part sandstone rubble; part red brick. W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 2 boarded doors to left of centre. Part tiled, part fishscale-banded roof. INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
IMPLEMENT SHED: single storey, 4-bay, rectangular-plan shed to S. Tooled pink sandstone rubble; tooled dressings. N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: infilled bay to outer left with boarded timber door off-set to left. Large square-headed openings in 3 bays to right with columns dividing bays. Grey slate piended roof. INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped rubble wall partially enclosing house to front; taller wall to side.
An unusually-detailed farmhouse, particularly notable for its bracketed eaves, rustic porch and decorative brattishing.
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