Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

HOLM HOUSELB3311

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000020 - See Notes
Date Added
04/11/1971
Local Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Planning Authority
Dumfries And Galloway
Parish
Balmaclellan
NGR
NX 64545 79642
Coordinates
264545, 579642

Description

Early 19th century. Single-storey and attic symmetrical

H-plan block formerly rear service wing attached at S to

U-plan 2-storey house demolished circa 1970.

Squared pinned rubble walling, polished quoins, hoodmoulds to

all openings, architraves to N. S elevation formerly abutted

main house, now has somewhat truncated appearance; walling of

modern roughcast, windows with smooth raised margins. Modern

timber doors.

N ELEVATION: symmetrical 5-bay with advanced scrolled Dutch

gabled end bays. Centrally placed canted window with

lying-pane glazing and French doors to centre; gabled

pediment above.

W and E wings both 5-bay; that to E with central wide

double-leaf timber doors and round-headed tunnel dormer

above, with tripartite light (circa 1970). Original dormers

with timber barge-boarded gables now removed and some

replaced by skylights.

Sash and case windows with 12 or 4-pane glazing. Eaves

cornice, deep coped parapet (to all but S elevation).

Finely detailed curvilinear gables to N with urn finials on

pedestals flanking and at apex of gables. S elevation plain

gables with similarly placed urns. Tall corniced axial stacks

(to centre wallhead at S) with prominent barley-sugar twist

cans in groups of 3. Slate roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

B group with Holm Lodge and gatepiers.

References

Bibliography

Information and photographs of original house from A C

Wolffe.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

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