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KILLIEMORE (FORMERLY KIRKCHRIST HOUSE)LB19195

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
30/01/1991
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Penninghame
NGR
NX 35650 69906
Coordinates
235650, 569906

Description

Early 19th century 2-storey 3-bay house, extended on flanks by addition of 3-stage tower and 2-storey piend-roofed wing, apparently in later 19th century. Whinstone with granite dressings.

S ELEVATION: original house at centre, columned doorpiece in centre bay, regular fenestration flanking and above; crenellated parapet over centre bay and outer bays gabled with attic windows and crowsteps (probably later 19th century additions). Tower flanking to right, advanced; jetted parapet, irregular fenestration. 2 advanced bays of taller piend-roofed wing to left with windows to each floor.

Various service projections at rear. Interior not seen (1990). Plate glass glazing pattern (ground floor) and 12-pane (1st floor), 8-pane to 2nd floor of tower, in sash and case windows. Coped granite stacks with square cans. Slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Known as Killiemore on the 1850 OS map, the house changed its name to Kirkchrist House between 1894 and 1907 resuming the name Killiemore in the mid 1970's. The tower is clad in greenery which extends over the centre bays of the house. A water gauge indicating level of water in tank, can be found on rear gable wing.

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