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- Category: C
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Kirkmahoe
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NX 96881 81709
- Coordinates: 296881, 581709
Architect probably John MacCracken of Dumfries. Built 1798-9.
2-storey, 3-bay manse with single storey, 2-bay east wing.
Squared and tooled rubble and margins all painted. South
elevation: house has central panelled door with fanlight in
pilastered door case: ground floor windows altered to
tripartites probably in mid 19th century; all windows plate
glass sashes. Straight skews; corniced end stacks; roofed
with graded slates. Bipartites to east wing and rebuilt end
stack; lower range extends to rear.
2 square painted a ashlar gatepiers each with rusticated front,
cornice, and ball finial: railings on curved quadrant walls.
Statement of Special Interest
MacCracken and Frederick Maxwell of Terregles were tradesmen
invited to inspect the old manse; the strong resemblance
between this manse and that at Irongray - by MacCracken -
suggests that this building was also by him.
SRO CH2 1284/16 p. 97ff NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT p.64 1879
survey plans by James Barbour held by Sutherland Dickie and
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