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26, 28, 30 CASTLE STREETLB26123

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 97027 76398
297027, 576398


Probably Robert Burn. Built between 1806 (date of

lay-out) and 1819 (date of Wood's map). 3 terraced

houses (No 30, 5 bays with central door, others 3 bays

with door left); 2 storeys with attics and cast-iron-railed

basements; droved ashlar with pilastered doorcases,

round-arched doorways, panelled doors with decorative

fanlights. Small-paned sash windows; string at ground

floor cill level, band course between floors; cornice;

blocking course; straight skews; end stacks; slate

roof. Nos 26 and 28 have 1st floor windows with good

cast-iron balconies and cills lowered to band course

level; No 30 has aproned 1st floor windows, pedimented N


Some good interior work.

Statement of Special Interest

A group with items 45-48.



See notes and references to 25-37 Castle Street.

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.

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