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 19788 57421
219788, 557421


Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house; 4 asymmetrical

bays (1-3) at ground floor. Rubble, squared and snecked to S elevation, painted to W and N elevations; ground floor to S rendered and lined. Painted raised margins, reveals chamfered and stopped before cill; projecting starts at 1st floor and in nepus gable. Painted long and short quoins.

S (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: window in nepus gable above centre bay; coped skews, continued across gablehead, and skewends to gable; corniced, rendered and chamfered stack. Deep-set fanlit door to right of centre. Window to left of centre, and window in bays to left and right at

ground floor. Window at centre at 1st floor; bipartite window in bays to left and right. Low wall adjoined to right, linking to No 41 Main Street (see separate listing).

W (ST JOHN STREET) ELEVATION: window to outer right at 1st floor.

E ELEVATION: gabled and blank.

N ELEVATION: door to right of centre; window flanking to right. Low gabled wing adjoined to left; window flanking to right. Stair window to left of centre. Window to left and right at 1st floor; narrow window between left bay and stair window.

Largely modern glazing; plate glass glazing in sash and case windows in bay to right at 1st floor, to nepus gable and to dormer windows; margin-pane etched glazing to stair window. Slate-hung canted and piended dormer windows above outer bays. Red sandstone coped skews, continued across gableheads, and skewends. Partly rendered corniced gablehead stacks to E and W. Graded grey slates. Full complement of octagonal cans.



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About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

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