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Latitude: 54.9355 / 54°56'7"N
Longitude: -3.8461 / 3°50'46"W
OS Eastings: 281817
OS Northings: 561652
OS Grid: NX818616
Mapcode National: GBR 1CLC.3K
Mapcode Global: WH4W1.W6PQ
Plus Code: 9C6RW5P3+6G
Entry Name: Buittle Place
Listing Name: Buittle Place
Listing Date: 4 November 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334389
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3367
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
16th century L-plan tower house consisting of a rectangular
main block with narrow projecting jamb to NE. Described as
'ruinous' in 1789. Heavily restored and harled in early 20th
century and upper courses rebuilt, modern roof.
Rough-rubble construction; walls some 4' thick. Full height
stair turret corbelled from above ground level in re-entrant
angle. 2 ground floor entrances to cellars, round-arched with checked-back jambs that to main block vaulted.
No access from ground to 1st floor. External forestair with
concrete parapet to modern square-headed doorway constructed
from window in S wall. Internal arrangements altered.
Roll-moulded window to 1st floor of jamb, otherwise 20th
century enlarged windows with concrete jambs. To NW angle of
main block cut-back remains of corbelling from angle turret.
Slate roofs, wallhead corniced stacks.
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