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- Category: C
- Date Added: 11/11/1994
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Mochrum
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NX 34556 46432
- Coordinates: 234556, 546432
Post 1872. Former school. Single storey, asymmetrical and gabled. Washed rubble; red sandstone ashlar dressings, margins, hoodmoulds, quoin strips. All openings hoodmoulded. Chamfered margin to door.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gable to right; tall doorway to left, with boarded door and deep 4-pane fanlight; window to right; several granite steps up to door. Gable recessed to left; bipartite window at centre.
S (ROAD) ELEVATION: gable slightly advanced to right; bipartite window at centre; glazed oculus in gablehead. Bipartite window to left.
E ELEVATION: gable advanced to right, forming L-plan; bipartite window at centre of gable. 2 windows to left, to far left higher. Bipartite window to S return.
N ELEVATION: bipartite windows at centre and to right. Modern flat-roofed extension adjoined to left. Multi-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; 24-pane glazing in single light windows,
mainly 18-pane lights in bipartite windows. Red sandstone coped skews; moulded skewends; roll-detail at apices of gableheads. Stacks, with red sandstone quoin strips and copes; gablehead to S, ridge to N-S roof. Slightly graded grey slates. Red sandstone ridging. Axial ventilators. Moulded eaves guttering. Rubble coped rubble walls to S.
Statement of Special Interest
No longer in use as a school. A "Parish School" is marked on this site on the OS Map of 1848, but the evidence of the fabric suggests that the present building is a replacement on the same site.
OS Map 1850 Wigtownshire, Sheet 29 (surveyed 1848). F H Groome (ed) ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND Vol V (1895) p 37.
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