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 47549 58744
247549, 558744


Circa 1800. 2-storey 3-bay house. Rubble with Creetown granite dressings, roughcast elevation to street; painted quoins and margins, band and eaves course. Door at centre (modern), flanked by window to left and with window altered to shop door to right; window to each bay at 1st floor. Gable to right return set close to 63 St John Street, forming wynd; gable to left return adjoined by single storey cottage. Rear elevation with contemporary 2-storey wing with lean-to beyond incorporating room in roofspace. 2 4-pane sash and case windows retained; 2 casements; some UPVC to rear. Granite and sandstone ashlar coped skews. Grey slates. Tall end and ridge stacks with decorative cans and thackstanes. STABLES: 2-storey to rear of house. Materials as above. Tall gabled block abutting bank, entered from garden and from lane above to rear. Door flanked by 2 small windows at ground to garden; blank above. 2 cart-openings to upper storey from lane, divided by gabled hayloft. Lower 2-storey gabled addition to 1 side good slates and end stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

B group with 63-75 St John Street, Item Nos 26 and 27.



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About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

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