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- Category: B
- Date Added: 23/04/1990
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Kirkpatrick Durham
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NX 79121 70434
- Coordinates: 279121, 570434
Circa 1820 built for Rev'd David Lamont. 3-storey, 3-bay symmetrical house; modern roughcast walling, rusticated quoins, polished raised margins. Roman-Doric columns support pediment over tripartite doorpiece.
All windows tripartite, 4-pane to ground and 1st floors, small-pane to 2nd.
Moulded eaves cornice.
Rear elevation sash and case windows with small-pane glazing.
Tall piended slate roofs.
FLANKING THE HOUSE: symmetrical detached single-storey and attic rubble-built steadings. Rusticated quoins, polished margins. Central tall round-arched cart entrance with oculus above flanked by doors; openings now mostly blocked. Steading to W linked to main house by curved coped painted rubble wall.
Statement of Special Interest
The village of Kirkpatrick-Durham was largely founded by Rev David Lamont circa 1785. Unusual for proportion of farmhouse and use of tripartite windows to all floors.
OSA. Groome vol 4 p 435.
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