Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 94222 84245
294222, 584245


Late 18th century, substantially altered at various dates

into later 20th century. Symmetrically planned Classical

stable block built around rectangular (cobbled) courtyard,

with clock tower over courtyard entrance, and now mostly

converted for domestic use. Single storey with lofts/upper

floor. Red sandstone ashlar. Tower is irregular octagon on

square base, fluted frieze with rosettes and later 19th

century steep facetted platform roof with iron brattishing and weathervane. North elevation articulated with advanced

central and outer bays, depressed-arched central pend,

unfortunate garage opening and modern window at left replacing

2 depressed-arched cart openings (3 additional bays at left;

round-head door and windows); 2 round-headed windows in right

bay, single round-headed windows to intermediate bays. Main

cornice broken by 3 inserted upper floor windows (2 modern,

1 dormer) and blocking course. Apex stacks; piended roof, with

graded slates. Simple vaulting in pend below tower. Courtyard

interior all limewashed, with painted margins; variety of

openings, 3 blocked, arcaded, depressed-arched cart openings

on north range.

Statement of Special Interest

Shown on a print published 1796 (copy in Ewart Library




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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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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