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Latitude: 55.1457 / 55°8'44"N
Longitude: -3.3801 / 3°22'48"W
OS Eastings: 312138
OS Northings: 584358
OS Grid: NY121843
Mapcode National: GBR 48VY.06
Mapcode Global: WH6XD.1XQK
Entry Name: Muirhouse Farmhouse and Steading
Listing Date: 22 February 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334337
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3325
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale North
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Farmhouse with additions in style of Walter Newall dated
1840; (altered) courtyard steading to N perhaps also part
built 1840. All rubble built with ashlar dressings; house is
painted, with contrasting ashlar margins and projecting
cills; steading whitewashed. All roofed with graded slates.
HOUSE: seems originally to have been L-plan, but maybe only
slightly pre-dating 1840; essentially S-facing and
asymmetrical; 3 bays (ie of original house) with pedimented
central door and advanced and gabled left bay; altered right
bay; 2 near full-height (1840) rear wings to courtyard with
back door recessed between.
Single windows, sashes, all originally small-paned, blind
windows in E gable and N gable of (lesser) eastmost rear wing
with astragals cut in ashlar; 4-pane glazing at S (excluding
altered canted window), rear wings with 9-pane glazing at 1st
floor. Shaped skews and skewputts; end and axial stacks with
paired octagonal flues.
STEADING: 3 adjoining ranges arranged in U-plan, courtyard
entered either side by detached S range. 2-storey W range
(barn) with cartshed (3+1 bays) 3-bay stable, loft with door
and small openings in regular bays; S gable rebuilt in brick.
N range 2 storeys at W end, remainder with courtyard wall
demolished and with modern corrugated roof; low byre at E
(?heightened) with shouldered doorways and series of
Steading is listed for quality of barn.
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