Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 16244 72991
316244, 572991


Front (E) range early 20th century, but nucleus part of a

(?17th century) wing added to (now demolished) Old Hoddom

Castle; alterations 1795 (dated) and circa 1860. Essentially

2 rectangular-plan blocks in irregular double-pile. 2 storeys

harled, with red ashlar margins.

E BLOCK: E elevation 3 bays, bowed left bay, advanced

gabled inner entrance bya with dressings re-used from

original front including 1795 (dated on underside) door

lintel; 2 bays of long W block recessed right.

W BLOCK: W elevation 5 (2 + 3) bays. 2 bowed bays with

3-light windows probably 1795; latter raised and some

alterations circa 1860 including low gabled wing at NW: slit

opening (5" x 13") between bows and beneath stairs with

splayed inner reveals exposed and doorway opened alongside.

Small late 19th century wing at N. Sash windows. Straight

skews; corniced end stacks; slate roofs.

INTERIOR: renovated 1892-4. Large stone fireplace - plain

wide lintel on curved corbels - in central hall exposed 1982;

stone staircase; some cornice plasterwork; panelled doors in architraves.

Statement of Special Interest

Bowed bays compare with Park Farm, Dumfries. Some interesting

stones in garden including massive block checked for door

(presumably from Old Hoddom Castle), many cuboid ashlar

blocks (18" x 8" x 8") and 15" square blocks with shallow diamond-pointing.

Change of Category B to C(S) 4.10.88.



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About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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