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- Category: B
- Date Added: 22/02/1988
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Kirkpatrick-Juxta
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NT 8304 4482
- Coordinates: 308304, 604482
Later 19th century. Broad-eaved 2-storey villa with 3-storey
square entrance tower at NW corner. Roughly coursed and
squared whinstone with contrasting ashlar dressings and
raised quoins; 1st floor windows mostly with gabled dormer
heads. Tower has shouldered N-facing doorway in castellated
shallow porch, corbelled and crenellated parapet, engaged
angle turret continues upwards as cap house, with leaded
bell-cast and finialed roof.
Remaining N-facing bays separated by chimney breast. Right
gable on E and on S elevations similarly treated with main
roof carried over 2-storey canted window in right gable.
Bracketted eaves; spike finials; roofed with graded slates.
Plain W wall, also faced in whinstone, where W wing formerly
Coach house and kennels to SW are similarly detailed. Good
corniced square panelled gatepiers to N, with cast-iron
gates; plainer piers and pedestrian gate at S.
Statement of Special Interest
2 Sundials in garden (one facet-headed) both set on modern
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