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- Category: A
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Torthorwald
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NY 3269 78477
- Coordinates: 303269, 578477
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
Statement of Special Interest
Unoccupied (1984), but well maintained.
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
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