Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing 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.


Status: Designated


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Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NX 58134 54737
258134, 554737


Original house built circa 1762, late 19th century additions

of flanking pavilions in 18th century style by Leadbetter and

Fairley, architects of Edinburgh. 2-storeys attics and

basement, harled walling, red sandstone architraves and

rusticated quoins.

ENTRANCE FRONT: symmetrical 5-bay 18th century house with

boldly advanced 19th century pavilions. Wide flight of steps

with wrought-iron balusters to Roman Doric pedimented porch,

with delicate frieze of rosettes and bucrania. Astragalled

fanlight, double-leaf doors. All windows architraved with

bracketted cills, single light to original house, pavilions

with large Venetian windows to ground. All sash and case

windows with 12-pane glazing.

GARDEN FRONT: symmetrical elevation slightly plainer in

dressings (openings simply margined) but similar to above.

Steps with stone balustrade to central door with

semi-circular fanlight. Ground floor windows to 18th-century

part lengthened in 19th century. Flanks detailed as entrance

front with pairs of tall rusticated stacks at wallhead.

Piended slate roofs, tall rusticated stacks at wallhead and

axially placed.

INTERIOR: good 18th century plasterwork and woodwork to

shutters and doors, stair with good plaster cornices and

roses, pavilion to right gutted by fire circa 1945 and




NSA. Drawing of house with pavilions by Leadbetter and

Fairley in possession of the owner.

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.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). 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 only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. 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 Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. 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 current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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