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Balgray House

A Category B Listed Building in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1638 / 55°9'49"N

Longitude: -3.3487 / 3°20'55"W

OS Eastings: 314177

OS Northings: 586333

OS Grid: NY141863

Mapcode National: GBR 581Q.TQ

Mapcode Global: WH6XD.JGMP

Entry Name: Balgray House

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334345

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3331

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Applegarth

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Built 1883-5 (dated 1885). Mansion with classical details,
essentially rectangular-plan, symmetrical elevations with
advanced and recessed bays; 2 storeys with basement and
attic, basement sunk at E against terrace (terrace removed at
W) with Ionic-pilastered port-cochere central.
Stugged red coursers with polished dressings, string courses
and rusticated quoins. Most windows architraved and corniced;
sashes, small-paned at ground, remainder plate-glass;
pedimented dormer heads to most 1st floor and wall-head attic
windows. Canted ground floor window central on long W wall;
flanks have wide pedimented central bays. Main cornice; plain
parapet enclosing piended and platform slated and leaded
roof: corniced massive stacks.
Low garage extension to N flank.
Interior with extensive timber panelling and decorative
plasterwork.

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