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Cummertrees Village, Cummertrees House and Steading

A Category C Listed Building in Cummertrees, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9853 / 54°59'7"N

Longitude: -3.3454 / 3°20'43"W

OS Eastings: 314004

OS Northings: 566460

OS Grid: NY140664

Mapcode National: GBR 5B2S.JQ

Mapcode Global: WH6Y5.LY5L

Entry Name: Cummertrees Village, Cummertrees House and Steading

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334625

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3552

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cummertrees

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Parish: Cummertrees

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey farmhouse, incorporating earlier fabric;

courtyard steading adjoining. Rubble-built with ashlar

dressings, all painted, house with contrasting margins.

Slated roofs.

HOUSE: S elevation: 3 unequal bays, gabled central porch with

pilastered door margins and shaped skews; sash windows

throughout with 4-pane glazing pattern. Shallow raised quoins

broken at left where stonework pattern alters (relieving

arch/blocked archway in left bay at ground). Straight skews

with moulded skewputts; corniced end stacks. Main roofs swept

over full-width rear extension to courtyard.

STEADING: essentially 2 L-plan blocks; tall block adjoining

W gable of house has 3-bay stable to court in S range with

loft door central and altered S elevation; W range a barn,

main roof swept over projection to court housing barn door; square-headed cart opening to right.

Lower block is plainer and has modern car park. Cobbled

courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Said to have been built as an inn; situated on old Dumfries -

Annan road (present main road line late 18th century).

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