Listed Building

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LOGAN, HEN KNOWE COTTAGESLB13563

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
16/03/1994
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Kirkmaiden
NGR
NX 9451 43030
Coordinates
209451, 543030

Description

Earlier 19th century; later alterations. Tower, flanked by pair of

2-storey, with 1st floor breaking eaves, 3-bay houses.

TOWER: square-plan. Rubble, painted to S elevation. 2-stage, with upper stage added in brick; banded brickwork with 4 courses of stretchers alternated with 1 course of headers.

S ELEVATION: rubble forestair to door at 1st floor to left; doorway set into forestair at ground floor. Small window opening to right to both floors. Houses adjoined and advanced to left and right.

N ELEVATION: recessed round-arched panel through 2 stages at centre; blind tripartite motif at ground floor; blind Serliana motif at 1st floor.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: houses adjoined to 2nd stage.

Square ventilation holes at eaves to all faces. Grey slates to pyramidal roof, with overhanging eaves. Brick ventilator stacks

rising through roof to E and W.

HOUSES: painted rubble. Painted projecting cills. Painted brick margins.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: No 1 to right. Each house has door at centre, and windows to both floors in outer bays. Gabled dormerheads to windows at 1st floor; broad to No 1, with overhanging eaves to No 2. Wall (see below) adjoined to right of No 1.

E (No 1) ELEVATION: painted rubble lean-to outhouse adjoined at centre.

W (No 2) ELEVATION: painted brick lean-to addition adjoined to elevation.

N ELEVATION: No 1 to left; later lean-to addition adjoined. No 2 to right; 2 windows.

Sash and case windows; 12-pane glazing to No 1, 8-pane horizontal glazing to No 2. Coped skews to No 1, no skews to No 2. Painted brick gablehead stacks to E and W. Purple slates to No 1, grey slates to

No 2.

Pair of painted rubble conical-capped circular piers; one adjoined to right of No 1 to S by short section of painted rubble wall.

Statement of Special Interest

These buildings appear to be marked on the OS Map of 1847-48. The upper stage of the tower was presumably added for storage purposes.

See separate listings for Logan: Bridge; Folly Tower; Logan House; Logan Botanic Garden; Logan Court (former Coach House and Stables); Logan Fish Pond, Cottage and Bathing Hut. Planning permission for alterations and extensions granted prior to listing. The cottages are listed for merits described here, hopefully to be maintained.

References

Bibliography

OS Map 1850, Wigtownshire, Sheet 27 (surveyed 1847-48).

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