Listed Building

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THE HOLMLB10276

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
03/08/1971
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Kirkconnel
NGR
NS 7827 1127
Coordinates
278270, 611270

Description

Late 18th/early 19th century; alterations circa 1858.

Classical stable block. Rubble-built with ashlar

dressings; some altered/blocked/blind openings. Tall 2-storey

inner range with pediment to north and south and corniced

stacks (altered); symmetrical single storey flanking wings

with loft openings facing south partly altered. South

elevation: articulated by taller wider and slightly advanced

central and outer bays, these with round-arched panels; 3

intermediate bays either side; blocked/blind central door in

architrave with consoled cornice; eaves course and cornice;

north eleation inner range 3 bays with central door,/1st

floor windows, wings with outer doors and segmental-arched

panels. Roofed with graded slates. Quadrangular walled garden

area on sloping ground to south: rubble-built, ashlar-coped

walls, low south wall with railings and gateway with square,

rusticated ashlar gatepiers, these with finials removed.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for Queensberry estate as stables for Shooting Lodge

(latter now demolished).

References

Bibliography

Copies of original plans (unsigned and undated) and plan of

1858 alteration in NMRS

About Listed Buildings

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

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