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 48 54201
200048, 554201


Earlier 19th century. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay rectangular-plan house forming part of terrace. Painted render. Base course; painted margins to openings.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance; timber door with letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to flanking bays, with exception of large ground floor shop window to left. Canted dormers to outer left and right at attic.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows; shop window at ground to outer left. Grey slate roof; broad coped stacks; circular cans. Cast iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Special Interest

Cowanlea continues the line of small symmetrical elevations fronting Main Street. Its roof line is slightly lower than Nos 4 6A Main Street (see separate list description).



Ordnance Survey map, 1849 (evident); J D Mackenzie and R R Cunningham OLD PORTPATRICK (1997), p8.

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see 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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