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Southwick House

A Category B Listed Building in Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9004 / 54°54'1"N

Longitude: -3.6698 / 3°40'11"W

OS Eastings: 293023

OS Northings: 557461

OS Grid: NX930574

Mapcode National: GBR 2CTS.94

Mapcode Global: WH5XG.L3Q3

Entry Name: Southwick House

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334853

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3724

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colvend and Southwick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Parish: Colvend And Southwick

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Mid 18th century in origin, refaced and enclosed by large

late 19th century additions. 2-storey over raised basement,

symmetrical classically detailed house. Squared rubble,

polished red sandstone margins and rusticated quoins.

S front: 5-bay central section is original mid-18th century

part, central projecting corniced porch, pedimented lugged

architraved doorpiece, double-leaf panelled doors. Flanking

door, 19th-century tripartite windows, margined and corniced.

To 1st all single light windows in ?18th-century margins with ?19th-century frieze and cornice. Flanking original house,

recessed single bay and advanced end pavilions, tripartite

windows. All sash and case windows with plate glass glazing,

12-pane to centre ground. Band course over basement, moulded

eaves cornice.

Flanks similarly detailed with canted bays rising through 2

storeys shallow square, projections at attic level to W. Rear

elevation all single light windows, single storey (basement)

projecting bay to centre.

Original house probably reroofed and roof level raised

19th-century, piended slate roofs, tall corniced axial

stacks.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Southwick House Stables and Southwick House

West Lodge.

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