38 Market Square, Duns

February 2017
Category B

30 miles South of Edinburgh, with many large estates in the area including the Duns Castle estate. Wealthy trading and farming history have given the buildings lots of character and interesting stonework.

Over many years working in and around the town and on some of the surrounding estates our stonemasons have got to know the area well and look forward to any project we undertake there be it small lime pointing work or large renovations.

Restoration of stonework to the façade requiring detailed repairs to buckle quins.

Late 19th century, double-fronted shop with buildings to both sides. Coursed cream ashlar, polished at ground, stugged to 1st floor, polished dressings. Base course; alternate buckle quoins; stop-roll-moulded arises at ground; raised margins at 1st floor, ashlar coped skews; corniced ashlar stacks.

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