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Knockbrex "Toy Fort", Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Borgue, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8238 / 54°49'25"N

Longitude: -4.2041 / 4°12'14"W

OS Eastings: 258492

OS Northings: 549889

OS Grid: NX584498

Mapcode National: GBR HHZY.YSS

Mapcode Global: WH4WG.D08T

Entry Name: Knockbrex "Toy Fort", Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334441

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3398

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borgue

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1900. Square-plan mock fort, single and 2-storey with

taller towers to angles. Stugged rubble with finely tooled

dressings and pronounced contrasting pointing. Most openings round-arched, small-pane glazed windows. Polygonal towers to

NE and SE angles, to NW round tower with candle-snuffer roof.

To SW angle square turret corbelled out at 1st floor. All

parapets castellated. W elevation single storey with 2 small

cart arches to ground and conservatory to left.

Pair of tall coped rubble gatepiers with ball finials, timber

gates. Curved boundary walls of rubble with decorative pebble

coping.

Statement of Interest

B group with Knockbrex House.

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