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DRUM FARM HOUSE AND STEADINGLB17374

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
26/06/1986
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Morton
NGR
NX 87534 99336
Coordinates
287534, 599336

Description

Farmhouse by William Burn, circa 1834, steading probably by

Walter Newall, presumably near contemporary. All stugged and

squared rubble with ashlar dressings; roofs covered with

graded slates.

House: 2 storeys; asymmetrical, with gables and gabled 1st

floor dormerheads; low service wing to north now a garage;

west elevation: canted ground floor window in advanced inner

gable; outer bays asymmetrically recessed. Long 4-bay east

elevation arranged originally with 2 left bays recessed,

porch filling re-entrant angle; porch raised to full height

late 19th century, and both inner bays now gabled. Skews

mostly saw-toothed; coped end and axial stacks.

Steading: built around cobbled rectangular courtyard, and

arranged as 2 L-plan blocks separated by courtyard entries.

Tall east range with 3-bay stable, cartshed and barn; boarded

loft openings. Wide north range has 2 tiers glazed roof

ventilators. West range with 2 roof levels, attic bothy

reached by flight of cantilevered stone steps.

Statement of Special Interest

Attribution to Newall on stylistic grounds.

References

Bibliography

Copies of original drawings of house in NMRS.

SRO

GD 224/508/1/62

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