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Broughton, Broughton Stores

A Category C Listed Building in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6155 / 55°36'55"N

Longitude: -3.4113 / 3°24'40"W

OS Eastings: 311209

OS Northings: 636671

OS Grid: NT112366

Mapcode National: GBR 43MH.8T

Mapcode Global: WH6V7.K3TX

Entry Name: Broughton, Broughton Stores

Listing Date: 23 February 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 400767

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB51814

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Parish: Broughton, Glenholm And Kilbucho

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

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Late 18th century with later alterations, single storey street front shop with 3-bays off centre to right, L-plan, with 20th century blockwork extension to rear. Finely pointed whinstone rubble, with painted sandstone quoins and squared hoodmoulds. Stone mullions removed.

Fixed pane glazing. Bi-fold timber boarded door with pen-light over. Small graded grey slate roofs. Small metal rooflights, corrugated roof to later extension. Corniced ashlar stacks with plain cans. Simple conical ventilator to rear.

INTERIOR: modernised to form one open plan shop area.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Avernish, Broughton Green House, Dassfauld, Dumra, Kintyre Cottage, The Lodge.

Broughton Stores is a good example of a street front village property which makes a contribution to the streetscape of the local area. It is likely that this building was originally built at the same height as the neighbouring cottages but raised at the time when the hoodmoulded windows were installed. The building is thought to have been used as a schoolroom in the 1860s and 1870s.

Broughton Village was developed as an estate village to the former Broughton House and owned by the Lairds of the Barony of Broughton until 1921 at which point it was put up for public sale. The Symington, Broughton and Biggar Railway was opened in 1860 allowing business men to travel daily to Glasgow and Edinburgh resulting in an expansion of the village with new villas being built although the main street has retained its distinct early 19th century form.

Formerly listed as part of a long run of cottages, 'Broughton Village, 7 Cottages, Broughton Green House, Etc (See Paper List for Full Details)' List description updated and category changed from B to C(S) in 2011 following reassessment of the street.

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