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Stapleton Grange Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Dornock, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0029 / 55°0'10"N

Longitude: -3.2044 / 3°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 323061

OS Northings: 568255

OS Grid: NY230682

Mapcode National: GBR 6B2L.2D

Mapcode Global: WH6Y7.RJ92

Entry Name: Stapleton Grange Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334932

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3781

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dornock

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Parish: Dornock

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Farmhouse with unusual steading. All built of red sandstone
with ashlar dressings; slate roofs.
House: mid 19th century. 2 storeys, 3 bays, inner bay
advanced and gabled; bipartites in outer bays hood-moulded at
ground. Shaped skewputts; end stacks with diamond flues.
Substantial triple-gabled rear wing.
Steading: built late 18th - earlier 19th century, with blank
walls to road. 3 principal elements, viz.
a. L-plan E block: altered and heightened with loft below
eaves, forestair in re-entrant angle with 2 loft doors, S
range with blocked wide openings to roadside, circular
pitching hole to court.
b. long south range: also with loft below eaves, 6 (3+3)
north-facing bays, 2 loft doors each flanked by circular
pitching holes.
c. Large N block: single storey, long implement shed full
width of S wall, piended tall square hayloft (3x2 bays) rises
above NW angle.

Statement of Interest

The circular pitching-holes are particularly unusual in

Scotland.

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