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 40 54187
200040, 554187


Earlier 19th century. Pair of 2-storey and attic, 3-bay L-plan houses, now forming part of hotel. Painted render. Base course; margins to windows.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to No 10; timber door with letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to flanking bays. Canted dormers to outer left and right at attic. Central entrance to No 12; consoled, corniced doorpiece; timber door with letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor. Regular fenestration to flanking bays, with exception of timber door in bay to right at ground. Continuous 3-light flat-roofed dormer at attic.

Modern windows; rooflight. Grey slate roof; stone skews; broad coped stack; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1997.

Statement of Special Interest

Hotel also includes No 14 Main Street (unlisted) which was heightened by 2 storeys in the late 19th century. The position of the original stack to the S of No 12 can still be seen.



Ordnance Survey map, 1849 (evident); J Gifford DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY (1996), p492; J D Mackenzie and R R Cunningham OLD PORTPATRICK (1997), p8.

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