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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: 03/08/1971


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNY 6711 93868
  • Coordinates306711, 593868


Perhaps by William Burn, circa 1834. Now a symmetrical

arrangement of 2 walled gardens (that to N late 19th/early

20th century) with central courtyard, latter bisected by high

linking wall, with basket archway, which abuts front wall of

single storey cottage at N and corresponding long range of

lean-to potting sheds opposite. Outer (W) court entrance

flanked by hoodmoulded and round-headed garden gateways and by ornamental circular "sentinel boxes"; conical-roofed and

circular possible fruit store at SE angle of inner court.

Main elevations of principal buildings red ashlar, remainder

mostly rubble-built; slate roofs.

COTTAGE: 3 bays, piended inner porch to court, in re-entrant

angle of dividing wall, is supported on single Doric column;

sash windows with vertical glazing pattern; end stacks; low

flanking wings, that to W concealed and treated as part of

walled garden, but with dummy slits; E wing has adjoining

recessed long range of sheds.

GARDEN WALLS: enclosures each with curved end walls furthest

from court; enclosure to S has high rubble-built walls, that

to N mostly brick walls with plain iron railings;

ashlar-walled smaller enclosure at S. nearest house.

Statement of Special Interest



About Designations

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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