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Little Duchrae, Cottage and Farm Steading

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9977 / 54°59'51"N

Longitude: -4.0854 / 4°5'7"W

OS Eastings: 266695

OS Northings: 569005

OS Grid: NX666690

Mapcode National: GBR 4Z.W7QB

Mapcode Global: WH4VK.6NT1

Entry Name: Little Duchrae, Cottage and Farm Steading

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334480

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3428

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmaghie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Balmaghie

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Single-storey cottage, birthplace of S R

Crockett, local historian and writer. Raised in brick to

2-storeys with pair of gabled dormers later 20th-century.

Modern harled frontage, rubble to ground floor, brick to 1st

floor.

Central gabled painted brick porch flanked by sash windows

with 4-pane glazing pattern slate roof, end skews, end coped

stacks. Rear elevation with modern plate glass windows, flat bituminous-felt roofed dormers. Single-storey lean-to rubble

offshoot to right. Adjoining single-storey rubble-built byre

range. Blocked cart arch to extreme right, 2 doors, 2

windows, one slit ventilator. Slate roofs, end skews.

Further detached single-storey range at right angles to S.

former mill building to left side is taller than byre with

single cart-arch and door. Foundations of horsemill visible

to S of mill.

Slate roofs, end skews, sandstone ridge.

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