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Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 28/05/1981


  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Kirkpatrick Durham

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NX 76569 70546
  • Coordinates: 276569, 570546


Walter Newall, circa 1810-20. 2-storey attic and basement classical house

with lower 2-storey L-plan wing to SE added, mid 19th-century.

MAIN HOUSE: pinned squared rubble with polished red sandstone

dressings and angle margins. Symmetrical 3-bay elevation with

steps to Roman-Doric engaged column porch; round-arched

doorway with fanlight; double-leaf panelled doors. Sash and

case windows with 12-pane glazing pattern. Moulded eaves


W flank windows similarly detailed. Rear elevation with

projecting full-height semi-circular stair-turret with roof

light. Hipped slate roofs, tall wallhead stacks to E and N

with octagonal cans.

L-PLAN WING: rubble with sandstone margins. S elevation 3-bay

with simple central doorway. Single light plate glass sashes.

Dormers to 1st with broken pediments. E elevation similarly

detailed. Further single storey extension to rear. Slate

roofs throughout.

INTERIOR: plain cornice detail, tripartite plan with

cantilevered toplit stair, simple timber balusters. Mostly

panelled timber doors with typical doorcases.

Statement of Special Interest

Latterly serving as an independent school run on liberal principles founded by John Aitkenhead, subsequently acquired (2002) by the Kinokuni Children's Village for education along similar lines. Kilquhanity is a good example of a mid-career villa by Newall.



John Gifford DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY (1996) p. 391.

About Designations

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see 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.

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