Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 968 4872
209680, 548720


1844-6, extended in 1889 by Richard Park. 2-storey, 3-bay former manse with flanking single storey wings. Whitewashed rubble and render. Margins to openings.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central doorway; recessed timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays; single windows to single storey wings.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3 single windows at ground floor, 2 single windows at 1st floor. Opening at re-entrant angle to single storey wing.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: single casement window to ground and 1st floors.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: doorway to ground floor; 2 windows to 1st floor.

4- and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: low rubble wall enclosing site; circular-plan gatepiers to S.

Statement of Special Interest

A good example of mid-19th century manse. The remains of the United Free church stands to W of the house.



Ordnance Survey map, 1850 (evident); W McIlwraith THE VISITORS GUIDE TO WIGTOWNSHIRE (1875), p133; J Gifford DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY (1996), p510.

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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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