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Holm House

A Category B Listed Building in Balmaclellan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0927 / 55°5'33"N

Longitude: -4.124 / 4°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 264545

OS Northings: 579642

OS Grid: NX645796

Mapcode National: GBR 4X.PBSK

Mapcode Global: WH4V4.M8C7

Entry Name: Holm House

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334322

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3311

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmaclellan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Single-storey and attic symmetrical
H-plan block formerly rear service wing attached at S to
U-plan 2-storey house demolished circa 1970.
Squared pinned rubble walling, polished quoins, hoodmoulds to
all openings, architraves to N. S elevation formerly abutted
main house, now has somewhat truncated appearance; walling of
modern roughcast, windows with smooth raised margins. Modern
timber doors.
N ELEVATION: symmetrical 5-bay with advanced scrolled Dutch
gabled end bays. Centrally placed canted window with
lying-pane glazing and French doors to centre; gabled
pediment above.
W and E wings both 5-bay; that to E with central wide
double-leaf timber doors and round-headed tunnel dormer
above, with tripartite light (circa 1970). Original dormers
with timber barge-boarded gables now removed and some
replaced by skylights.
Sash and case windows with 12 or 4-pane glazing. Eaves
cornice, deep coped parapet (to all but S elevation).
Finely detailed curvilinear gables to N with urn finials on
pedestals flanking and at apex of gables. S elevation plain
gables with similarly placed urns. Tall corniced axial stacks
(to centre wallhead at S) with prominent barley-sugar twist
cans in groups of 3. Slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

B group with Holm Lodge and gatepiers.

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