Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 3125 68532
203125, 568532


Early 19th century core, substantially enlarged later 19th century.

2-storey manse; harled with painted margins, base course and quoin strips; stop-chamfered arrises.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Broad gable end of original house to left, with windows to right of broad gablehead stack; Slightly recessed, taller entrance bay at centre with cornice above deep-set doorway; 2-leaf panelled door and small-pane fanlight; window above. Gabled outer bay to right with bipartite windows to each floor.

N ELEVATION: broad gable of original house to right, with glazed door and 1st floor window to left of broad gablehead stack; tall stair window in recessed bay at centre. Gabled bay to left with 2 narrow windows widely spaced to each floor and small gablehead stack.

E ELEVATION: 3-bay advanced gable to right with tripartite window at ground and bipartite at 1st floor. Single windows to each floor in bays to centre and to left.

W ELEVATION: rear of original house with later piend-roofed single storey service projection at centre. Swept-roofed dormer flanked by gabled dormers.

Modern glazing. Grey slates; ashlar skews; harled stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIOR not seen 1994.

Statement of Special Interest

Formerly the manse to the Church of Scotland Ervie-Kirkcolm Parish Church, listed separately. The house is not to be confused with the Ervie Manse, the former Free Church residence, also listed separately.



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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.

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