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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: Kirkmichael (Dumf & Galloway)

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNY 4460 90313
  • Coordinates304460, 590313


1823 (dated) 2-storey 3-bay house built against earlier

house, doubling its thickness; set at south corner of

steading courtyard, latter built 1827 C. Halliday and

R Carruthers, contractors now altered. Whin rubble, red

ashlar dressings, some margins painted; windows mostly

12-pane sashes. South west front of house has central

panelled door and decorative fanlight in pilastered

doorcase, eaves/lintel band, symmetrically placed stacks and

piended roofs.

Steading: 1 or 2 storeys/lofts; courtyard entered beside

house (screen walls, square gatepiers); L-plan range (part

domestic) adjoining rear of house has long south west

elevation with gabled wall head dormers, louvered square

ventilator to courtyard; garage doors inserted in gable of

return; barn at north with segmental-arched barn door

to courtyard. Single storey L-plan range to north east

(included for group value) also part domestic with

segmental-arched cartway to court now a window; south east

elevation with drainpipe ventilators and trellis. All

roofed with graded slates.

Statement of Special Interest

Possibly by Walter Newall.



SRO SC 15/65/3 pp.90 and 94 (ref to steading).

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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