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KILDROCHET HOUSE INCLUDING GATES AND GATEPIERSLB16712

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
20/07/1972
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Stoneykirk
NGR
NX 8035 56305
Coordinates
208035, 556305

Description

Early 18th century in origin, much altered in early 19th century. 2-storey and basement, 7-bay U-plan laird's house. Painted harl. Painted margins to openings of W elevation.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: steps and hand-rail to central entrance; corniced doorpiece, 2-leaf replacement timber door; fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. 2 single windows flanking at ground floor; single windows flanking at basement and 1st floor. Diocletian window at ground to outer right; single window at 1st floor. Slightly recessed lean-to to outer left; single window at ground floor.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: 5-bay, grouped 1-4. Tripartite French window at ground, 2-leaf doors to central section; single window at 1st floor to outer right. Single 1st floor window to outer left of lower 4-bay range; single windows at ground and 1st floors, piended dormer to attic of penultimate bay to left; single window at ground of penultimate bay to right, 2 windows to 1st floor (converted from door and window fronted by timber balcony, 1998); single window breaking eaves to form piended dormer in bay to outer right.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: 7-bay, grouped 3-4; inner courtyard dividing 2 sections. Single timber door, 2 2-leaf timber garage doors to piend roof garages and outhouses to outer left; 4 small single windows to lean-to section to outer right (round-arched window to outer right).

E (REAR) ELEVATION: single windows at ground and 1st floor to section to outer left; timber door to adjoining piend-roofed outhouses to outer right.

Predominantly 4-, 8-, 9-, 12-, 18-, 24- and multi-pane, timber sash and case windows. Bowed grey slate piend roof; harl apex corniced stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

GATES AND GATEPIERS: square-plan iron gatepiers to vehicular and pedestrian entrance; iron gate to pedestrian entrance.

Statement of Special Interest

The entrance elevation was originally symmetrical, with the shallow bows flanking the doorpiece. Extended S and N by one bay, the additions display a Diocletian window and a slightly recessed lean-to respectively.

References

Bibliography

Ordnance Survey map, 1850 (evident); J Gifford DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY (1996), p408.

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