This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 54.7988 / 54°47'55"N
Longitude: -4.1325 / 4°7'57"W
OS Eastings: 263009
OS Northings: 546968
OS Grid: NX630469
Mapcode National: GBR JJ50.V1S
Mapcode Global: WH4WH.HNC0
Plus Code: 9C6QQVX9+G2
Entry Name: Cairniehill
Listing Name: Cairniehill, Farmhouse, Horsemill and Former Threshing Barn
Listing Date: 23 April 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334421
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3386
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Mid-later 18th century. 2-storey farmhouse, farm court to N
mostly now altered but polygonal horsemill and associated
threshing barn relatively well preserved.
FARMHOUSE rubble walling with squared quoins, window margins
mostly rendered and painted. Symmetrical 3-bay S elevation
with modern central rendered porch. All windows of original
dimensions, sash and case with 4-pane glazing. Asymmetrical
N elevation with low doorway to left, 3 further windows to
ground, all with 2-pane sashes. To 1st, 3 with 4-pane sashes.
Steeply pitched roof with good graded slates, coped end
stacks with thackstanes, end skews, sandstone ridge.
HORSEMILL AND FORMER THRESHING BARN: 5-sided rubble-built
horsemill with modern metal garage door. Facetted slate roof.
Horsemill connects with tall rubble threshing barn with now
blocked cart-arch to left, loft with slit ventilators.
S gable with some altered openings. N gable now largely
demolished gives on to modern cattle court. Interior gutted
and now used as storage.
This attached polygonal horsemill is much less common than
the usual circular Galloway type.