Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 32446 89012
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.

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.

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