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41, 43, 45, 47 CASTLE STREETLB26120

Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000019 - See Notes
Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 96989 76395
296989, 576395


Probably Robert Burn. Terrace, No 41 built by 1819,

remainder probably built in 1820s. Nos 45 and 47 deeper

on plan at rear. 2 storeys with attics and railed

basements. All droved ashlar, painted (except No 41),

with pilastered doorpieces, round-arched doorways,

recessed panelled doors with decorative fanlights.

Houses each 3 bays with door left except No 47 (5 bays,

with central door). Sash windows, mostly with 12-pane

glazing pattern. Band courses between floors; string at

ground floor cill level; cornice; blocking course;

straight skews; 3 canted dormers; end stacks; slate

roof. Pedimented N gable with full-length good cast-iron

balcony at ground, supported on decorative stanchions

and with circular stair to garden; rank of 9 diamond

flues above. Rear elevation of No 47 with acid-etched

round-headed stair window, 2-bay wall-head gable. Some

good interior work, including cornice plasterwork,

woodwork, chimney pieces and cantilevered stairs. Walled

gardens to rear and to N.

Statement of Special Interest

A group with items 44, 45, 47-49.



See notes and references to 25-37 Castle Street.

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