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AIRDS OF PARTON HOUSE, AND STABLESLB17089

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
23/04/1990
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Parton
NGR
NX 68492 70878
Coordinates
268492, 570878

Description

Peddie and Kinnear, architects, 1884. Some demolition and

alteration to rear service court. Large asymmetrical gabled

villa, 2 storeys and attic; squared whinstone, polished cream

ashlar dressings.

Entrance front: 3-bay full-height section, lower 2-storey

service wing to right, 3 main bays with Scots Renaissance

doorway to left, double-leaf panelled doors. Panel over

door dated 1884, bipartite window above. Centre bay lower and

recessed, 4-light window to ground, tripartite above. Right

bay with canted window to ground, tripartite above.

Garden elevation: 3-bay with 2 full-height Bryce-derived

canted windows with projecting jerkin headed gables. All

windows mullioned, transomed to ground. Sash and case with

plate glass glazing. Corbelled string course over ground

floor level. Steep gabled bargeboarded bracketted eaves, tall

brick stacks, some partially cut down. Steeply pitched gabled

roofs with modern red tiles (originally red tile). Rear

service court partially demolished, conservatory built on

site reusing original stonework for basecourses.

Good interior retaining most original panelling,

chimneypieces, plasterwork etc.

Stables (NX 68492 70878): long single storey and attic range, whinstone

walling with cream ashlar dressings. Off-centre depressed

arch pend giving access to stables, carriage houses to right.

All ground floor windows single light, to 1st bipartite, all

sash and case with multi-pane glazing. Recently re-roofed in

red tiles (originally red clay tiles), brick axial stacks.

Statement of Special Interest

B group with Airds of Parton Lodge.

References

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