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CASTLEMILK SMITHY, SMITHY LODGE AND GATEPIERS (CASTLEMILK GATES)LB16896

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 04/10/1988

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: St Mungo

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 15878 77634
  • Coordinates: 315878, 577634

Description

Probably by David Bryce circa 1867. Asymmetrical single

storey and attic lodge (?originally 2 cottages) with low rear

wings, detached fully operational smithy closes courtyard at

N; latter entered from E, screen walls with circular piers; ball-finialed gatepiers flanking driveway may be 20th

century. Snecked stugged and squared rubble with ashlar

dressings; roofs all covered with graded slates.

LODGE: 4-bay S elevation (to driveway) with blocked door

left, projecting chimney breast right; 2 bipartites with

wooden mullions; 3 gabled dormers. Original roof U-plan, with

projecting eaves and single end stack; wallhead to court now

raised in timber and linking outer gables. Gabled timber

porch in 2-bay E flank. Coped stacks.

SMITHY: plain, rectangular-plan range with door to court and

small-paned flanking windows, vehicle opening to either long

wall (that to N, with sliding doors, is probably enlarged).

Original stone furnace with coped wallhead stack at N; large

guillotine mounted beside door. Rooflights.

GATEPIERS: 2 square piers each with leaded dog's head mask;

wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Compares with kennels cottage and home farm.

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About Designations

Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for the designation of buildings, monuments, gardens and designed landscapes and historic battlefields. We also advise Scottish Ministers on the designation of historic marine protected areas.

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.

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