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Kirkwood House

A Category B Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0636 / 55°3'48"N

Longitude: -3.377 / 3°22'37"W

OS Eastings: 312151

OS Northings: 575209

OS Grid: NY121752

Mapcode National: GBR 49VW.PN

Mapcode Global: WH6XS.3Z5L

Entry Name: Kirkwood House

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334519

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3465

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Walter F Lyon of London. Dated 1880-1881. Scots Baronial
mansion. Asymmetrical. Snecked bull-faced red ashlar with
polished dressings, margins, roll-moulding and corbelling.
Mostly 2 storeys with imitation tower house at SW with
conical-roofed corbelled angle turret, corresponding tall
wide gable and corbelled square turret towards E end of
house. Some windows mullioned and transomed, particularly at
ground, finialled and pedimented dormer heads break through
eaves; some gables crowstepped, others with skews with
finials or skewputts. Coped stacks; slate roofs. Advanced
gable on W flank, pedimented doorway in low block filling
re-entrant angle, all with continuous corbel table. N
elevation with large stair window, one advanced bay canted at
ground and corbelled to square below gable head.
INTERIOR: extensive timber panelling to halls, stair and
rooms; timber and marble chimneypieces.

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