Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 38119 43013
238119, 543013


Early 17th century tower house of unusual plan. Main rectangular block with gables to E and W, projecting off-centre wing to S and central projecting circular stair turret to N. 3 storeys. The house has been much restored in 19th century and again in 1983, much of original window dressings etc were lost in 19th century restoration or badly osbcured

by recent harling. Partially rendered partially harled over rubble walling, most windows rendered margins. To projecting S wing, diminutive elliptical window, presumably a re-used fragment of earlier origin.

To rear stair tower, part of the original roll-moulded door jambs survive incorporated in the restored doorway, blind panel above badly harled over. All modern windows, sash and case with small-pane glazing. Modern door to S re-entrant agnle. Simple pedimented dormers, modern reconstructions, 2 to S, 1 to N; inscribed DT 1983, LKT (Landmark Trust), 1983.

End skews with skewputts, modern slate roofs. End stacks with thackstanes, tall sizeable stack rises from wallhead to N.

CARRIAGE HOUSE: rectangular-plan gabled rubble carriage house with brick dressings adjoined to rubble boundary walls; brick surround to single segmental arch in principal elevation, flanked by 8-pane window. Small 4-pane window to rear. Slate roof and sandstone ridge.

Statement of Special Interest

A Landmark Trust property. Converted/restored 1983, TP/368/83.



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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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