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- Category: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Kirkmahoe
National Grid Reference
- NGRNX 98636 83824
- Coordinates298636, 583824
Walter Newall of Dumfries, architect. Earlier 19th century.
2-storey small mansion house with 2 symmetrical elevations.
Stugged coursers, ashlar dressings and window architraves,
all painted. 3-bay west elevation: central panelled door,
pedimented doorpiece, ground floor windows have apron
panels and consoled cornices: all 12-pane sashes. 5-bay
south elevation: (2 bays to right may be additions) corniced
ground floor openings; inner bay slightly advanced with
canted ground floor window (central French window), other
windows lowered to base course level (aprons removed). Eaves
course; cornice; wall head or axial stacks (square flues
kitchen on east wall faces south; 2-storey rear wing beside
mullioned and transomed stair window.
Statement of Special Interest
Illustrations published by Loudon differ from existing
house, notably on south elevation, which is shown as being only
3 bays; the 2 eastmost bays therefore may not be original.
Loudon, ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF COTTAGE, FARM AND VILLA
ARCHITECTURE, 1839. pp 462-466 (inc plans specifications,
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