Listed Building

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MOCHRUM PARKLB19197

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
17/12/1979
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Penninghame
NGR
NX 36329 57180
Coordinates
236329, 557180

Description

Mid 18th century rectangular-plan house, large later 19th century additions partially demolished; the surviving fragments of which little merit.18TH CENTURY HOUSE: 2-storey and attic regular 5-bay front. render over rubble walling, rusticated granite quoins, raised margins. Modern part timber part glazed porch to ground; all single light windows, sash and case with 2-pane plate glass glazing. Moulded eaves cornice, central nepus gable with 2 attic windows with square-headed niche above. End skews, tall corniced end stacks, stack to nepus gable; concrete tile roof to front, slate to rear. Rear elevation painted rubble; many blocked and altered openings.

LATER 19TH CENTURY HOUSE: large 2-storey rambling gothic asymmetrical house formerly encasing the 18th century part, now partly demolished main fragment is to NW of earlier house. 2-storey, rubble with red sandstone margins and quoins.

Statement of Special Interest

Only the 18th century building is of significant interest. Remaining 19th century part partly derelict, partly inhabited. Several 19th century additions have been removed including a section bearing a heraldic panel which was returned to Glasgow Cathedral.

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