Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 83956 96278
283956, 596278


Architect probably Walter Newall, circa 1830. Courtyard

steading with detached single storey and attic 3-bay

farmhouse to east. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings;

house is whin rubble with contrasting dressings, steading

is whitewashed. Roofs mostly covered with graded slates.

House: south elevation: shallow advanced and gabled inner bay

with corniced plain doorpiece, boarded and glazed 2-leaf

doors and tall fanlight; single window above in gable-head;

2 20th century gabled bipartite dormers; small-paned sash

windows; crow-stepped gables; corniced end stacks; rear wings.

Steading: 4 ranges, cobble courtyard entered either side of

detached east range. Tall west range with 3-bay stable,

cartshed, barn at north with 2 tiers slit ventilators; loft

openings boarded and glazed; pulley wheel high on north wall.

Other ranges single storey. North range with rooflight

ventilators, south range lengthened/partly rebuilt in brick

and with corrugated roof. East range with brick modern

addition to courtyard.

Statement of Special Interest

Attribution to Newall on stylistic grounds.



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About 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.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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