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Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 04/11/1971


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NX 93681 72974
  • Coordinates: 293681, 572974


Mid/later 18th century 2-storey 5-bay country house with

attic and basement; east-facing, and formerly symmetrical,

with recessed full-height wings (these perhaps not

original) forming U-plan. Remodelled circa 1830 (windows

possibly enlarged; panelled door with fanlight inserted,

bow added to west end of north wing, and present main

stair built) and in 1899 by John A Campbell of Glasgow

(baroque porch added and north wing enlarged). All harled

with painted ashlar dressings and rusticated quoins. East

elevation: porch with open segmental pediment on pilasters,

round-headed doorway, steps within; sash windows, plate

glass at ground, 12-pane glazing at 1st floor; flat-roofed

dormers; single bay wing to left; (north) wing to right with

pilastered aedicular ingle-neuk (north-facing window

similarly treated), wall-head stack above, and oculus at

1st floor; base course; eaves/lintel band; cornice;

blocking course; coped end, wall-head and ridge stacks;

piended slate roofs. Pyramidal-roofed porch to south.

Interior: cantilevered stair with cast-iron balusters;

much remodelling circa 1899, round-arched screen in hall,

round-arched doorways into north wing, each with cartouche

in tympanum; fireplace and fitted cupboard in angle

alongside; pilastered openings in billiards room and dado

panelling; some decorative (early 19th century) cornice

plasterwork. South wing basement with shallow segmental-

arched brick vault.

Statement of Special Interest

1734 Sundial might indicate building date.




ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE 1897 (for Campbell)

1983 sale catalogue in NMRS.

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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.

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