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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.

MABIE HOUSEReference: LB17168

Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 26/06/1986


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNX 94950 70795
  • Coordinates294950, 570795


Circa 1800. 3-storey 3-bay country house with adjoining

later low wings advanced; formerly symmetrical, but

alterations 1910, Barbour & Bowie of Dumfries, including

courtyard range to east. Rubble-built with red ashlar

dressings and rusticated quoins (line pointed to north),

piended roofs. North elevation: pilastered and pedimented

porch an addition, with round-headed door; wings have

canted windows and parapets, taller ranges behind (west

wing extended); house with 12-pane sashes, end stacks, deep

bracketted eaves (not original) and double pitched roof;

L-plan courtyard range 2 storeys, with garage. Roofs mostly

slate (1 with modern tiles). Long asymmetrical south

elevation incorporates armorial panel. Interior: some oak

flooring and ground floor panelling; blind arch and white

marble chimney piece in 1st floor drawing room. Balustrade

to east and to west of house and above garden terrace.

Statement of Special Interest

Much of the grounds have been opened to the public by the

Forestry Commission.



1910 plans held by Sutherland Dickie & Copeland, Dumfries.

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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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