NT7753 : Former Berwickshire High School building, Duns

taken 3 years ago, near to Duns, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Former Berwickshire High School building, Duns
Former Berwickshire High School building, Duns
The former building which housed Berwickshire High School before it moved across the road to a new site in 2009. The large building was built in 1958 and designed by J and F Johnson. The building was used as a school for 51 years before the new building opened and has since been vacant. The building is category B listed, with a description on the Historic Scotland webiste (here: LinkExternal link stating the building is "a fine example of a streamlined Modernist building, redolent in period details such as box frame windows".

I imagine that the size of the building, its listed status, and the small range of possible occupiers in a town as small as Duns will make re-purposing the building difficult.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Former (from Tags)
High School 
Place (from Tags)
Duns 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7771 5351 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.4641N 2:21.4132W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 77708 53449
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Category B Listed Building 

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