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Knockbrex Stables

A Category B Listed Building in Borgue, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8222 / 54°49'19"N

Longitude: -4.2028 / 4°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 258573

OS Northings: 549704

OS Grid: NX585497

Mapcode National: GBR HHZY.ZJH

Mapcode Global: WH4WG.D2X2

Entry Name: Knockbrex Stables

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334440

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3397

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borgue

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Dated 1900. Stables set out around square setted courtyard.
Single and 2-storey ranges with gabled 1st floor windows,
rubble walling, polished granite angle and window margins,
deeply overhanging eaves, slate roofs. The whole is lavishly
fitted out in Knockbrex estate manner, eg good cast-iron
stalls, timber lined harness room, brass recessed door
furniture.
Main elevation to W has central arched pend giving access to
courtyard. Asymmetrical but with centre and end bays having
broader gables with oculi. Timber square-plan domed fleche
over entrance bay with weathervane. All windows single light,
casements with upper part small-pane, lower part plate glass.
The right side of this range converted to domestic use. N
range single storey with wide timber garage doors, small
decorative ogee roofed lead ventilator. Ferrous metal lattice
girder spans courtyard presumably once supporting glazed
canopy over garage doors. To SW angle 2-storey piended and
swept roofed tower with lucarnes housed dovecot. S range
single storey stables with good quality cast-iron stalls. E
range much altered with single storey modern additions.

Statement of Interest

B group with Knockbrex House.

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