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74 HIGH STREET AND CANNON`S CLOSELB36546

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Date Added: 18/08/1967

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Burgh: Kirkcudbright

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NX 68101 50869
  • Coordinates: 268101, 550869

Description

17th century. Terraced houses. 2-storeys and dormerless attics, 3 wide b ays. Rubble-built and painted. Round arched pend with roll-moulding at left, leading to Cannon's Close. Door off-centre right, 1 lower blocked door to centre, 1 small window to left. 1 window to right. 3 small windows to 1st floor with inset panel in bolection moulded frame between centre and left window; relieving arch in masonry between centre and right bay. Straight skews, end stacks, steeply pitched slate roof. Lower rear wing fronting Cannon's Close: 3 probably early 19th century cottages (lower wing to rear of street front house possibly original 17 th century kitchen wing), 1 on left, 2 on right, each of 2-storeys, 2-bays. Rubble built, the house on the left with margins and painted. Windows have 12 or 16-pane glazing. All with slate roofs.

1988 revision: paint removed circa 1985.

Statement of Special Interest

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