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Hillside Cottage and Former Dovecot (At Hillside House)

A Category B Listed Building in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1562 / 55°9'22"N

Longitude: -3.3535 / 3°21'12"W

OS Eastings: 313851

OS Northings: 585488

OS Grid: NY138854

Mapcode National: GBR 580T.RG

Mapcode Global: WH6XD.GN9K

Entry Name: Hillside Cottage and Former Dovecot (At Hillside House)

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334498

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3445

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dryfesdale

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Parish: Dryfesdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Circa 1840. Single storey cottage attached to (?contemporary) square-plan pyramidal-roofed dovecot. Rubble-built with red

ashlar dressings. Slate roofs.

COTTAGE: W elevation: 3 wide bays, panelled door with

fanlight behind columned semi-circular central porch flanked

by narrow windows; single windows in outer bays with 4-pane

glazing pattern. 2 symmetrically placed stacks with cavetto

cornices; roofed with graded slates.

DOVECOT: (within courtyard, to E of cottage): partly harled;

row of flight-holes to upper level of elevations; projecting

eaves and with weathervane finial (possibly re-roofed in

second half of 19th century). Set behind ashlar-built

boundary wall.

Statement of Interest

Hillside House is excluded from listing.

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