Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 23172 66042
323172, 566042


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


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


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


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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