Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

CUMNOCK, GLAISNOCK STREET, DUMFRIES ARMS HOTELLB24112

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
19/03/1993
Local Authority
East Ayrshire
Planning Authority
East Ayrshire
Burgh
Cumnock And Holmhead
NGR
NS 56930 19978
Coordinates
256930, 619978

Description

Late 18th century with various later additions and alterations. 2-storey and attic, rectangular-plan 3-bay hotel with later 3-storey wing to rear and single and 2-storey wings to side. Coursed and random buff rubble, coursed and snecked red rubble to late 19th century parts, ashlar dressings, slate roof. Base course to front elevation; wallhead course; coped skews; single and paired, 2- 4- and 12-pane sash and case windows. FRONT ELEVATION: door to centre with modern gabled canopy, bipartite window to left, single window to right, single window to 1st floor centre and right, oriel to left, 3 ball-finialled and gabled dormerhead windows to attic; 2-storey earlier 19th century wing to right, door with chamfered doorcase at splayed angle to right, corbelled to square above, bipartite window to left, oriel to 1st floor, single and bipartite window to left, oriel to 1st floor, single and bipartite window to right return gable; single storey late 19th century wing to left, bipartite window, left return gable blank.

REAR ELEVATION: 3-storey mid-19th century wing advanced to centre, blank gable, 4 bays to right return with enclosed fire escape, various windows to left return. Further 2-storey, late 19th century wing advanced to left, door and various windows.

INTERIOR: not seen.

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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)

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