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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: C
  • Date Added: 17/12/1979


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNX 33812 43964
  • Coordinates233812, 543964


Late 18th to early 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay cottage. Painted rubble. Projecting cills.

S (STREET) ELEVATION: boarded door at centre. Windows in outer bays.

W ELEVATION: flat-roofed painted rubble outbuilding adjoined, with boarded door to right to S.

E ELEVATION: painted rubble lean-to adjoined to left; shed adjoined at centre and right.

N ELEVATION: single storey, piend-roofed, painted brick extension adjoined to length of elevation. Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Painted coped skews. Painted rubble gablehead stacks. Variegated purple slates. Decorative square can to W stack.

Small rooflight to S pitch.

Statement of Special Interest

Part of the cottage is now used as Port William Library.



OS Map 1850, Wigtownshire, Sheet 29 (surveyed 1848).

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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.

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