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Robgill Tower, Stable Block

A Category B Listed Building in Dornock, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0332 / 55°1'59"N

Longitude: -3.1793 / 3°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 324722

OS Northings: 571603

OS Grid: NY247716

Mapcode National: GBR 6B77.HJ

Mapcode Global: WH6Y2.4RBB

Entry Name: Robgill Tower, Stable Block

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334943

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3791

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dornock

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey stables. U-plan around
courtyard, square, 2-storey central tower. Stugged and
snecked red ashlar with polished dressings and bull-faced
quoins. Tower has round-headed pend, roll-moulded to
courtyard, with angle buttresses, stepped string moulding
below upper window and dummy gun loop; corbelled and
crenellated parapet raised above one angle to suggest cap
house. Singel dormer beside tower. Square-headed openings,
cart-garage openings with ornamental hinges; small-paned
windows. Former kennels in N wing gable; modern sliding doors
on W wall; glass-house on S wall of S wing. All roofed with
graded slates. Courtyard enclosed at E by quadrant walls
with ball-finialled square gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

B group with Robgill Tower and Walled garden.

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