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- Category: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Kirkmichael (Dumf & Galloway)
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 7116 86110
- Coordinates: 307116, 586110
Early 19th century 2-storey 3-bay house built to front
(south) of earlier similar house, doubling its thickness;
cartshed (on roadside, to west) with barn above built 1827,
C. Halliday, contractor. Whitewashed rubble, house with
contrasting painted margins. House: south elevation: modern
central piended porch; plate glass sashes; straight skews;
end stacks; slate roofs. Aymmetrical north elevation.
Interior: wall murals of hunting scenes in dining room by
Karl Ruckgauer of Mainz, 1946 (signed). Cartshed and barn:
south elevation has 8 arcaded segmental arches 7 cart
openings, single narrow arch near west gable houses stairs
to barn; door and 2 boarded window openings to latter level.
Statement of Special Interest
Ruckgauer was a prisoner of war held at the former
Kirkmichale House (now Barony School) nearby. Listed
category B for quality of arcaded cartshed (remainder of
steading not included in listing)
SRO SC 15/65/3 pp 91 and 95 (gives date of steading)
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