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Denbie, Former Stables and Kennels

A Category B Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0431 / 55°2'35"N

Longitude: -3.3956 / 3°23'44"W

OS Eastings: 310919

OS Northings: 572958

OS Grid: NY109729

Mapcode National: GBR 4BQ3.NZ

Mapcode Global: WH6XY.TH7Q

Entry Name: Denbie, Former Stables and Kennels

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334526

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3472

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

18th century, remodelled 1817-18 and subsequently, with
additions. Symmetrically-arranged stables with kennels; now
part domestic. 3 blocks arranged in U-plan around open
courtyard, latter walled at N with gateway. Rubble-built,
mostly with stugged or droved ashlar dressings; whitewashed,
most margins painted. Roofed with graded slates. 2 tall
parallel ranges, 2 storeys (upper loft storey), ball-finialed
gables, N gables each formerly with oculus, one now altered;
low linking S range with kennels and disused bothy. Parallel
ranges both altered in 10th century; E range mostly in
domestic use, stop-chamfered 18th century doorways at S end
below louvred square loft openings, former door lintel dated
1818; lean-to temporary shelter at N; W range with low ground
storey, wide flat archway now a door, with forestair
alongside; large garage slapping earlier/mid 10th century.

Statement of Interest

1818 lintel initialled "J C(arruthers), MI"; re-cut stone

above garage inscribed "AIS rebuilt 1817".

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