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Harehope,earthwork south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6824 / 55°40'56"N

Longitude: -3.2758 / 3°16'32"W

OS Eastings: 319876

OS Northings: 643945

OS Grid: NT198439

Mapcode National: GBR 52KQ.LW

Mapcode Global: WH6TX.NF9P

Entry Name: Harehope,earthwork SW of

Scheduled Date: 26 July 1972

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3237

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Lyne

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

Description

Early 19th century with later 19th century additions. 2-storey, 3-bay classical house; single storey wing with additional later storey to S. Base course; dividing band course; cill course to 1st floor windows; cornice and blocking course.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: doorway to outer left; panelled door; plate glass fanlight; doric columns to corniced doorpiece; single window above. 4-light, painted, canted window to ground floor outer right; stylised anthemion cast-iron railings to parapet; single windows to remaining bays and to 2-storey wing.

Plate glass, timber, sash and case windows; 4-pane to 2-storey wing. Grey slate piended roof; coped, mutual stack to N; coped, rendered wallhead stack to S; moulded cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low, coped boundary wall to street; higher, rubble, mutual walls; replacement railings.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

W F Gray "The Lands of Newington and their Owners" BOOK OF THE OLD EDINBURGH CLUB VOL 24 (1942), p155; Gifford, McWilliam and Walker EDINBURGH (1992), p642.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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