Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 95149 82598
295149, 582598


Dated 1816. Stables, now mostly converted for

domestic/garage use. 3 2-storey ranges built around

quadrangular court, latter closed to east, above River Nith,

by high wall. Rubble-built with ashlar or modern concrete,

margins, rusticated quoins at west, all painted. Symmetrical

west elevation: 7 bays, articulated with taller advanced

outer bays and central entrance tower, these with simply

pedimented gables; tower has full-height angle pilaster

strips and segmental arch to pend all rusticated, Venetian

window and crest above, dovecot in gable and weathervane

finial; modern (masonry) flanking flues; glazed

segmental-arched former carriage houses to each outer bay,

with Venetian window inserted above (possibly replacing

oculi, arched stones re-used); upper window margins of

remaining bays linked to eaves band. Small-paned glazing.

1958 crest (possibly dates conversion) to courtyard above segmental-arched pend, other openings to courtyard

square-headed; some upper windows break through eaves and

have gabled dormer heads; garage in north range by Peddie and

Forbes Smith, 1915. Stacks mostly modern, but corniced;

roofed with graded slates.

Detached low range to north.

Statement of Special Interest

Alterations, although extensive, are quite sympathetically

done, and the building still merits category B status.



NMRS - Peddie & Kinnear index (for garage)

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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