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Drumstinchall

A Category B Listed Building in Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9042 / 54°54'15"N

Longitude: -3.7414 / 3°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 288438

OS Northings: 558000

OS Grid: NX884580

Mapcode National: GBR 2C9Q.SR

Mapcode Global: WH5X7.HZLQ

Entry Name: Drumstinchall

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334842

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3713

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colvend and Southwick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Dated 1832 over door. 2-storey and attic, symmetrical
rectangular house with 19th and 20th-century additions to
right. Coursed granite, polished red sandstone flat angle and
window margins. 1832 house: 3-bay with central pilastered
doorpiece, 1920's vestibule door with leaded diamond-pane
glazing and panelling, panelled door. Single storey canted
bay windows flank door, 1st floor windows single light, sash
and case with 12-pane glazing. Attic windows with unusual
curved jambs, 2-pane sash windows. Band course over ground
and 1st. Moulded cornice and blocking course. Piended slate
roofs, corniced end stacks.
Rear elevation: whinstone rubble, upper (attic) courses
appear to be a later addition.
Interior: some good panelled doors and chimneypieces survive,
dining room with buffet recess, drawing room with Gothic
chimneypiece. Curved stair to rear, cast-iron balusters,
timber handrail.

Statement of Interest

The 20th century house is not included in the listing. To

garden, ruinous pinned boulder rubble building of uncertain

date; walls approximately 3ft thick, openings mostly altered

or decayed.

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