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CHAPEL ROSSANLB10088

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/07/1972
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Kirkmaiden
NGR
NX 10902 45055
Coordinates
210902, 545055

Description

Post 1848; possibly incorporating earlier building. 2-storey house, with some Gothick detailing. Harled. Painted ashlar margins, incorporating simple label stops. Painted quoins strips. Pointed-arched openings and Gothick glazing to W elevation.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: broad canted bay to left; studded door to W, with flanking columns and 2-light traceried pointed-arched fanlight; window above at 1st floor; window between floors to NW and SW faces; half-polygonal roof, with overhanging eaves. 2 windows to both floors to right. Bay to outer left, with window at ground floor, and with wallhead raised above eaves. Single storey wing (see S elevation) recessed to right, with door to left. Garden wall, rubble raised in brick, further adjoined to right, with pointed-arched gateway to left.

N ELEVATION: lean-to wing adjoined, with wallhead raised above eaves to W.

S ELEVATION: gable to left, with window to left at 1st floor. Flat-roofed single storey wing adjoined at ground floor, with 2 windows to S. Painted rubble single storey wing further adjoined to right and to lean-to to N (see E elevation); French window to left, window at centre and glazed door to right; piended to W, gabled to E.

E ELEVATION: gabled jamb advanced to left of centre; window to left and right at ground floor; bipartite window at centre at 1st floor. Single storey lean-to adjoined to S return, with glazed door to E. Full-height flat-roofed bay in re-entrant angle to N return; window to left at ground floor, and to right at 1st floor, to E; 2 windows at ground floor to N. Gable to right; 2 windows at ground floor, and window to right at 1st floor. Single storey lean-to wing (see N elevation) adjoined to outer right, with window. Wing (see S elevation) adjoined to left of lean-to, with door to right of centre, window to right and large segmental-arched window to left.

Timber 2-light Y-traceried transomed glazing to W elevation; some windows with one operational sash; 2-light casement window, with latticed glazing in apex, at 1st floor to canted bay. Mainly 12-pane glazing in sash and case windows to E elevation. Red sandstone coped skews. Harled cylindrical stacks; gablehead to S, and to right gable to E; wallhead to N; ridge to canted bay, and between left and centre bays to W. Harled rectangular stack to left gable to E. Grey slates. Cast-iron downpipe to left to W.

Painted square gatepiers with ball-finials; 2-leaf cast-iron fleur-de-lis gates. Adjoining rubble walls.

Large brick outbuilding to E.

Statement of Special Interest

A small building is marked on the OS Map of 1847-48, which is presumably the "small modern building of antique construction, erected as a porter's lodge" described by the NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT in 1839; this building was possibly incorporated into the current build. Chapel Rossan has been used as the factor's house for Logan estate.

References

Bibliography

OS Map 1850, Wigtownshire, Sheet 27 (surveyed 1847-48). NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT Vol IV (1845) Wigton, p200. OS Map 1894, Wigtownshire, Sheet XXIX 6 (surveyed 1893). M M Harper RAMBLES IN

GALLOWAY (1896) p365. THIRD STATISTICAL ACCOUNT Vol 14 (1965) p503.

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