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- Category: B
- Date Added: 03/08/1971
- Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
- Parish: Westerkirk
National Grid Reference
- NGRNY 32281 88638
- Coordinates332281, 588638
Circa 1800 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse.
S ELEVATION: rendered as ashlar (remainder rubble-built)
with ashlar margins and corniced square cental porch
concealing original central door which has splayed reveals
and decorative fanlight. Sash windows with 12-pane glazing;
eaves/lintel band; 2 symmetrically placed axial stacks;
piended roof, with graded slates. Twin-gabled low rear wing
demolished circa 1970, and 2 brick-margined slappings made.
STEADING: ranges about courtyard and built mainly in first
half 19th century. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings;
roofs covered with graded slates. Long tall N range
contains 18th century barn with blocked depressed arch, slit ventilators; 5-bay block at SE also with loft contained
Statement of Special Interest
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