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- Category: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Westerkirk
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 32446 89012
- Coordinates: 332446, 589012
Probably late 18th century, alterations including garage
block after 1911. Stable court, 3 main blocks in U-plan with
symmetrical S front, detached smaller block at N. Single
storey with lofts. Whitewashed rubble with ashlar margins.
S ELEVATION: garage block central (replacing quadrant walls)
with appearance of traditional stables block (sliding timber
doors to courtyard) with central segmental-arched pend and
flanking windows, square stacks over angles, axial roof
ventilators: narrow bays link end walls of outer ranges,
latter each with loft opening over off-centre ground-floor
E RANGE: now 2 houses, 1st floor windows raised above eaves
with semi-circular dormer heads; single porch; slappings
in E wall.
S RANGE: 3 wide bays to court, square loft opening above
door in each. Windows mostly small-paned sashes. Slate
roofs, mostly piended. Detached block 3 bays, 2 inner doors
- one blocked - below arched loft window.
Statement of Special Interest
Originally stables to Westerhall House.
Some of the work which Thomas Telford is known to have done
at Westerhall may have involved the stables.
1911 Westerhall Estate Sale Catalogue in NMRS - inc.
photo taken before alterations.
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