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TORTHORWALD VILLAGE CRUCK COTTAGELB17157

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Torthorwald

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 3269 78477
  • Coordinates: 303269, 578477

Description

Largely rebuilt probably in first half of 19th century.

Single storey 3-bay thatch roofed cottage; damaged by fire

1956, restored and re-thatched 1960. Limewashed rubble.

Central door to south elevation, and 2 deeply recessed

windows (4-pane sashes): single window with lying panes in

either gable; off-centre door on north wall. End stacks

with flat projecting caps.

Interior: crucks and tie beams exposed, interior partitions

removed.

Statement of Special Interest

Unoccupied (1984), but well maintained.

References

Bibliography

G Stell, in TRANSACTIONS OF THE DUMFRIESSHIRE AND GALLOWAY

NATURAL HISTORY & Antiquarian Society vol XLIX 1972.

Dumfries & Galloway Standard 17.9.1960 & 12.11.1960

About Designations

Listed Buildings

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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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