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Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 04/11/1971


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNX 93681 72974
  • Coordinates293681, 572974


Mid/later 18th century 2-storey 5-bay country house with

attic and basement; east-facing, and formerly symmetrical,

with recessed full-height wings (these perhaps not

original) forming U-plan. Remodelled circa 1830 (windows

possibly enlarged; panelled door with fanlight inserted,

bow added to west end of north wing, and present main

stair built) and in 1899 by John A Campbell of Glasgow

(baroque porch added and north wing enlarged). All harled

with painted ashlar dressings and rusticated quoins. East

elevation: porch with open segmental pediment on pilasters,

round-headed doorway, steps within; sash windows, plate

glass at ground, 12-pane glazing at 1st floor; flat-roofed

dormers; single bay wing to left; (north) wing to right with

pilastered aedicular ingle-neuk (north-facing window

similarly treated), wall-head stack above, and oculus at

1st floor; base course; eaves/lintel band; cornice;

blocking course; coped end, wall-head and ridge stacks;

piended slate roofs. Pyramidal-roofed porch to south.

Interior: cantilevered stair with cast-iron balusters;

much remodelling circa 1899, round-arched screen in hall,

round-arched doorways into north wing, each with cartouche

in tympanum; fireplace and fitted cupboard in angle

alongside; pilastered openings in billiards room and dado

panelling; some decorative (early 19th century) cornice

plasterwork. South wing basement with shallow segmental-

arched brick vault.

Statement of Special Interest

1734 Sundial might indicate building date.




ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE 1897 (for Campbell)

1983 sale catalogue in NMRS.

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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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