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- Category: B
- Date Added: 26/06/1986
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Troqueer
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NX 94950 70795
- Coordinates: 294950, 570795
Circa 1800. 3-storey 3-bay country house with adjoining
later low wings advanced; formerly symmetrical, but
alterations 1910, Barbour & Bowie of Dumfries, including
courtyard range to east. Rubble-built with red ashlar
dressings and rusticated quoins (line pointed to north),
piended roofs. North elevation: pilastered and pedimented
porch an addition, with round-headed door; wings have
canted windows and parapets, taller ranges behind (west
wing extended); house with 12-pane sashes, end stacks, deep
bracketted eaves (not original) and double pitched roof;
L-plan courtyard range 2 storeys, with garage. Roofs mostly
slate (1 with modern tiles). Long asymmetrical south
elevation incorporates armorial panel. Interior: some oak
flooring and ground floor panelling; blind arch and white
marble chimney piece in 1st floor drawing room. Balustrade
to east and to west of house and above garden terrace.
Statement of Special Interest
Much of the grounds have been opened to the public by the
1910 plans held by Sutherland Dickie & Copeland, Dumfries.
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