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Priorwood Cottage

Cottage (19th Century)

Site Name Priorwood Cottage

Classification Cottage (19th Century)

Canmore ID 100233

Site Number NT53SW 118

NGR NT 54814 34099

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Melrose
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT53SW 118 54814 34099

structural remains, the impact of a proposed development seems unlikely to compromise any such remains. No archaeology was present at the levels investigated in May 2002, revealing a sequence of modern activity, topsoil and subsoil. (AOC 3834).

Archive to be deposited in the NMRS.

Sponsor: R G Licence.

T Steven 2002

Architecture Notes

NT53SW 118 54814 34099

NT58SW 118.01 c. 5484 3406 Walled garden


Non-Guardianship Sites Plan Collection, DC/28262 to DC28268, 1944 and 1987.


Reference (February 2013 - February 2013)

Priorwood Cottage was built ca. 1875 and is a two storey building with a gable end to Abbey Street. It is built of coursed, squared rubble with stugged dressings and has a slate roof.

It is currently used as a National Trust for Scotland shop and information centre.

Information from NTS

Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding building.

Information from Scottish Borders Council.


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