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Latitude: 55.7529 / 55°45'10"N
Longitude: -2.1083 / 2°6'29"W
OS Eastings: 393300
OS Northings: 651068
OS Grid: NT933510
Mapcode National: GBR F1QX.CK
Mapcode Global: WH9YH.LN8L
Plus Code: 9C7VQV3R+5M
Entry Name: Scotch New Water Shiel
Listing Name: Scotch New Water Shiel
Listing Date: 15 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395051
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47705
Building Class: Cultural
County: Scottish Borders
Electoral Ward/Division: Norham and Islandshires
Traditional County: Berwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Earlier to mid 19th century with later additions and alterations. Single storey with attic, 2-bay, rectangular-plan fishing shiel with lower, single storey, 3-bay addition to N; lean-to garage addition to S. Principal block: squared and snecked tooled pink sandstone; tooled cream sandstone quoins and long and short surrounds to openings; overhanging timber bracketed eaves; timber shutters. Slatted timber wing to N; sandstone addition to S.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: principal block with boarded timber door to left; plate glass fanlight; single window to right; triangular attic window centred above. Timber range recessed to right with glazed timber door at centre; flanking windows. 2-leaf boarded timber garage door in lean-to addition recessed to outer left.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal gable end with single window at ground off-set to left of centre; attic light above; gabled addition projecting to outer right with large, square-headed opening centred in gable end.
SW (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 1999.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: principal gable end with lean-to addition projecting at ground.
12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows to principal block. Grey slate roofs throughout. Brick-built apex stack to NW; circular can.
Prominently situated on the River Tweed (renowned for its salmon), just to the N of the Union Suspension Bridge - see separate list entry. A good, essentially intact example of a relatively rare building type - see separate list entries for 'Finchy Shiel' and 'Fishwick Mains, Fishing Shiel' to the NE and SW respectively.
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