Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
NY 6342 94404
306342, 594404


Alexander Stevens, circa 1786. 2-storey stable block built

against slope and arranged in L-plan around S and W sides of

cobbled courtyard, latter at basement level. Coursely-droved

red ashlar with polished margins: square-headed openings,

small-paned sash windows; 1st floor openings mostly square.

S elevation in 3 + 2-bay arrangement with stabling

(substantial cast-iron Doric columns to stall bays supporting

upper floor); depressed-arched carriage house to right

converted in 19th century (?by William Burn, 1834), carriage

openings now windows (dovecot flight-holes in one upper

window); lean-to at right with wide outer pilaster strip. W

range has inserted garage opening, central part with doors

and windows to each floor in 3-bay arrangement; full-length

lean-to addition to courtyard with 4 large garage doors.

Corniced stacks; all roofs covered with graded slates.

Statement of Special Interest

The cast-iron columns - if original - are unusual for this

date. The original carriage house may have been blocked as

part of Burn's operations at Raehills.



Shown on RHP 10052 in SRO which is dated 1788.

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