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Kirkclaugh

A Category B Listed Building in Anwoth, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8451 / 54°50'42"N

Longitude: -4.2891 / 4°17'20"W

OS Eastings: 253111

OS Northings: 552433

OS Grid: NX531524

Mapcode National: GBR HHSX.21L

Mapcode Global: WH3V3.2HV1

Entry Name: Kirkclaugh

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334309

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3298

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Anwoth

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1860 house in the Baronial style of David Bryce
enclosing a circa 1800 house to N. 2-storeys and attics,
asymmetrical elevations with Baronial details. Coursed
rubble, polished granite angle and window margins.
Entrance front has boldly advanced gabled bays flanking
recessed bay, to right further advanced gabled bay (part of
earlier house). To centre bay moulded corbel course over
ground, doorway with plain granite jambs and sandstone panel
above. All single light sash and case windows with 12 pane
glazing. S elevation 3-bay with typical Brycean motif to
right of projecting canted window to ground corbelled to
square at 1st with crowstepped gable, corbelled tourelle to
angle. Tripartite window to left and 2 1st floor single
lights with decorative pedimented dormer heads. Small-pane
windows to ground, plate glass to 1st.
Crowstepped gables with finial or stack at apex, dormers with
stone finials. Corniced stacks with octagonal cans, slate
roofs.
INTERIOR: Panelled doors and shutters. Cornices and
plasterwork good but restrained.

Statement of Interest

Kirclaugh exhibits many typical Brycean details both to

interior and exterior, if the architect was not Bryce it was

certainly someone consciously imitating his manner.

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