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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: 04/10/1988


  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: St Mungo

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNY 15878 77634
  • Coordinates315878, 577634


Probably by David Bryce circa 1867. Asymmetrical single

storey and attic lodge (?originally 2 cottages) with low rear

wings, detached fully operational smithy closes courtyard at

N; latter entered from E, screen walls with circular piers; ball-finialed gatepiers flanking driveway may be 20th

century. Snecked stugged and squared rubble with ashlar

dressings; roofs all covered with graded slates.

LODGE: 4-bay S elevation (to driveway) with blocked door

left, projecting chimney breast right; 2 bipartites with

wooden mullions; 3 gabled dormers. Original roof U-plan, with

projecting eaves and single end stack; wallhead to court now

raised in timber and linking outer gables. Gabled timber

porch in 2-bay E flank. Coped stacks.

SMITHY: plain, rectangular-plan range with door to court and

small-paned flanking windows, vehicle opening to either long

wall (that to N, with sliding doors, is probably enlarged).

Original stone furnace with coped wallhead stack at N; large

guillotine mounted beside door. Rooflights.

GATEPIERS: 2 square piers each with leaded dog's head mask;

wrought-iron gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Compares with kennels cottage and home farm.



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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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