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NITHBANK HOUSE AND GATEPIERSLB17335

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
26/06/1986
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Morton
NGR
NX 87094 96289
Coordinates
287094, 596289

Description

Circa 1800 3-storey 3-bay country house with symmetrical

north and south elevations, full height 2-storey wing added

to west in mid 19th century. Coursed squared rubble with

ashlar margins and dressings; mostly small-paned sash

windows. Wide central doorway to north, cill band at 1st

floor, outer bays gabled, with balustrade linking central

wall-head dormer. North elevation has bowed outer bays,

Venetian windows at 1st floor, bipartites to boldly advanced

and gabled (earlier 19th century?) inner bay (? stair

within). Wing has 2-storey canted window to each gable and

4-bay west elevation. Shaped skews; finialed gables, corniced

stacks; slate roof.

Square gatepiers with projecting caps; curved quadrant walls

with shaped coping.

Statement of Special Interest

Built as a retirement house for Drumlanrig estate factor.

1869 datestone above north entrance bay presumably refers to

alterations carried out then.

References

Bibliography

1983 sale catalogue in NMRS.

S.R.O.

RHP 37561

(plan dated 1851 shows west wing).

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