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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 28/08/1992


  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Holywood

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNX 86431 81771
  • Coordinates286431, 581771


Later 19th century 2-storey villa, snecked whinstone rubble with stucco dressings. Asymmetric, 3-bay, with central entrance. Porch with round arch to front, stilted to left, in angle between advanced right bay and main body. Porch has round arch on front, stilted to side, supported on Corinthian columns, engaged at right and rear. Frieze, cornice and blocking course with semicircular feature in centre. Doorcase round arched. Small round-headed window above door. To left centred bay at ground, upper part treated as entablature of porch. Three-light window at first, breaking eaves with gablet above. Lights round-headed, centre taller than flanks, with broad margins. Projecting gabled bay at right has similar ground floor canted bay, single round-headed window at first. Windows 2-pane sash and case. Stucco quoins. Base course. Roof low-pitched, slated, with promenent eaves. Chimney stacks on gable ends, cast-iron finials on left and right bays. Interior has good plasterwork and original grained and gilded doors.

Statement of Special Interest



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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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