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Harehope,cairn 1510m ESE of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6787 / 55°40'43"N

Longitude: -3.2517 / 3°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 321382

OS Northings: 643508

OS Grid: NT213435

Mapcode National: GBR 52QS.S5

Mapcode Global: WH6TY.0JTJ

Entry Name: Harehope,cairn 1510m ESE of

Scheduled Date: 1 October 1970

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2912

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Eddleston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

Description

Probably Robert Brown, circa 1819-24. Terrace comprising 2 and 3-storey attics and basements classical townhouses, (basements to right only); 3-bay corner block to S with advanced, pedimented centre bay. Later timber shop front to ground floor at left. Various later 19th century dormers to attic including slate hung box dormers to No. 309; later ashlar attic storey to No. 20. 5-bay return to William Street with blind windows to right and parapet to centre. Sandstone ashlar, droved to basement and channelled to ground floor. Entrance platts oversailing basement. Banded base course, band course at 1st floor; banded cill course to 1st and 2nd floors. Corniced eaves course. Doorways in plain surrounds rectangular fanlights, some with geometric glazing.

Predominantly 12-pane in timber sash and case. Plate glass to ground floor shop front Sandstone skews and grey slates. Corniced ashlar gable end, ridge and pediment apex stacks. Cast-iron railings edging basement recess. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

Ordnance Survey, Large Scale Town Plan, (1849-53); John Wood, Plan of the City of Edinburgh, including all the latest and intended improvements (1823); J Gifford, C McWilliam, D M Walker, The Buildings of Scotland: Edinburgh (1988) p. 369.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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