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Kirkwood House, Former Stables Including Horsemill, Cottages and Kennels

A Category C Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.062 / 55°3'43"N

Longitude: -3.3806 / 3°22'50"W

OS Eastings: 311917

OS Northings: 575038

OS Grid: NY119750

Mapcode National: GBR 49TX.X6

Mapcode Global: WH6XZ.11G7

Entry Name: Kirkwood House, Former Stables Including Horsemill, Cottages and Kennels

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334405

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3373

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Built mainly in 1st half of 19th century, but incorporating

some earlier buildings. Combined stables/mains with cottages

and kennels, all built about open court; barn with unusually

large horsemill. All whitewashed rubble and ashlar dressings, contrasting painted margins. Roofs mostly covered with graded

slates.

COTTAGES close court at W; pair single storey and (?raised)

attic 3-bay cottages sharing common gable and with

broad-eaved dormers; wide doorways; sashes with 4-pane

glazing; end stacks with projecting caps.

KENNELS are at SW;

BARN at N has dovecot in W gable-head, outshot to court, E

range now a house.

HORSEMILL adjoins barn N wall, and is unusually large, with shallow-pitched roof.

L-PLAN BLOCK (including stables) closes court at S and at E.

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