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Warmanbie

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0088 / 55°0'31"N

Longitude: -3.2603 / 3°15'37"W

OS Eastings: 319495

OS Northings: 568977

OS Grid: NY194689

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNJ.Y8

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.WCNJ

Entry Name: Warmanbie

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334535

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3481

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Parish: Annan

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Circa 1820-1830. Greek revival 2-storey small mansion (now a
hotel), with symmetrical 3-bay elevations; low service court
to E probably circa 1840. Polished red ashlar with plain
unmargined windows with projecting cills (sashes, mostly with
12-pane glazing pattern). Enclosed porch central on S
elevation with 2 widely-spaced baseless and unfluted Tuscan
columns with doors (front door a modern replacement), flank
doors in unusual (apparently original) ashlar screens
linking columns with Pilasters. 2-window bowed central bay to W
and 2 blind 1st floor windows, one ground floor window now a
glazed door. E elevation has shallow advanced and pedimented
inner bay with semi-circular light in tympanum. Cornice and
blocking course over all elevations. Piended and platform
slated and leaded roof with 2 pairs symmetrically placed
stacks with ashlar flues.
Courtyard formed by 2 low wings; S elevation faced with
stugged ashlar with coping (concealed lean-to roof) raised
over outer bays and gabled over window.
Interior: central cantilevered stair with wrought-iron
balusters below cupola; some decorative and moulded cornice
plasterwork; marble chimneypieces, that in NW ground floor
room (dining room) black marble with thin Greek Doric
columns; fitted recessed bookshelves in ground floor SW room
(office).

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