Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Old Luce
NX 19706 57348
219706, 557348


Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house with shops at ground floor, in terrace. Rendered. Painted architraved margins with bracketted cills at 1st floor. Painted base course.

S (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: panelled door with plate glass fanlight at centre; door to right, flanked by 2 shop windows; corniced fascia over centre and right bays, with pilaster at each end, flanking central door to left and flanking outer window to right. Shop window in bay to left, with architraved margin extending to ground. Regular fenestration at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: adjoined to lower bay, with pend and gabled-dormerheaded window (No 17 Main Street).

E ELEVATION: adjoined to higher building, No 19 Main Street, Royal Bank of Scotland (see separate listing).

Fixed plate glass glazing in shop windows at ground floor, including small "GR" postbox in window to left; modern glazing at 1st floor. Red sandstone coped skews; roll skewputts. Rendered gablehead stacks, broad to W, tall, corniced and shouldered to E to match adjoining gablehead stack of No 19 Main Street. Grey slates. Red sandstone ridging.

2 rooflights above outer bays.

Statement of Special Interest

No 17 Main Street is shown on the "Plan of the village of Glenluce" of 1840. The E gablehead stack must have been reconstructed in 1899 when No 19 Main Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, was built. The unusual shopfront contributes to the category awarded.



SRO RHP 4551/1 "Plan of the village of Glenluce" (1840).

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.

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