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Livingstone House

A Category B Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.987 / 54°59'13"N

Longitude: -4.0102 / 4°0'36"W

OS Eastings: 271472

OS Northings: 567669

OS Grid: NX714676

Mapcode National: GBR 0BFS.L3

Mapcode Global: WH4VL.CXM8

Plus Code: 9C6QXXPQ+QW

Entry Name: Livingstone House

Listing Name: Livingston

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334456

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3407

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmaghie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Balmaghie

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Earlier 18th century house with additions of early 19th
century. Symmetrical with classical details, 2-storey and
attic originally rectangular with additional later W wing
giving L-plan house. Harled S elevation, otherwise painted
rubble. Smooth rusticated quoins to all angles, polished
raised margins with chamfered arrises.
5-bay main elevation to S with centre 3-bays shallow advanced
and pedimented. 19th century hipped porch to centre with
raised angle margins. Lugged architrave to door re-used from
original doorway.
Double-leaf panelled doors. Ground floor windows widened in
19th century, upper windows original dimensions. All sash and
case with 12-pane glazing. Octagonal window to centre of
pediment tympanum. Piended slate roof central axial corniced
stacks with angle margins.
N ELEVATION: originally as above, 19th-century 2-storey
gabled jamb at right angles. Re-used quoins to angles and
some re-used window margins.
Timber bracketted eaves to gable, slate roof, coped axial
Further small single-storey wing to N with rusticated quoins,
gabled slate roof with end stack.
To W piend-roofed painted rubble outbuilding adjoins 19th
century wing.

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