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DORNOCK VILLAGE, DORNOCK HOUSE, OLD FARMHOUSE AND STEADING, INCLUDING DETACHED TALL WEST BLOCKLB3792

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: A
  • Group Category Details: B - See Notes
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Dornock

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 23172 66042
  • Coordinates: 323172, 566042

Description

Numerous building dates, but mainly 18th century. Large farm

steading complex incorporating 2-storey and originally

free-standing early classical (1700/30) house in long

rectangular-plan E block (latter links with Dornock Town

farmhouse - listed separately); central lower linking block

(mostly byre) altered and with brick additions, parallel

ranges at N with walled rectangular courtyard between. Built

mostly of red rubble with ashlar dressings; slate roofs.

House: abandoned circa 1950; originally 4 bays with door in

3rd bay extended by 2 bays in to full-height long mid 18th

century range to E. Round-arched and key-stoned door

architrave with impost blocks, foliate ornament in spandrels,

shallow polished ashlar panel links door to cill above.

Windows in plain architraves and with moulded cills; right

bay much altered and with garage slapping. 1st floor windows

break eaves band; moulded eaves cornice; straight skews;

stacks removed. Lean-to's at rear and openings in chamfered

margins.

Interior virtually gutted, but some panelled window shutters,

original chimneypiece at ground.

E range: plain barn, with alterations. 2 left bays (with

architraved windows and wide kitchen fireplace) form part of

house. Modern lean-to glass-house; roughly-hewn roof timbers

with wooden pegs.

Courtyard ranges at W both probably 2nd half 18th century;

tall barn nearest E; long implement shed opposite.

Barn: segmental-arched barn door to courtyard in tall central projection; lean-to's adjoin at N. Gable end and chimney flue

of earlier building incorporated at NE corner (visible from

interior).

Detached west block: (westmost range) long tall range all

arcaded to courtyard at ground, arches of differing width and

now mostly blocked. Loft above with square-headed openings;

bothy at S end.

Statement of Special Interest

Present farmhouse, on S side of road, not included in

listing.

B group with Dornock Town farmhouse and steading north range:

Item 2 and 3.

Upgraded B to A 30.9.87

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