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Garden Walls, Rammerscales House

A Category B Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.0836 / 55°5'1"N

Longitude: -3.438 / 3°26'16"W

OS Eastings: 308304

OS Northings: 577521

OS Grid: NY083775

Mapcode National: GBR 49FN.HG

Mapcode Global: WH6XR.5H45

Plus Code: 9C7R3HM6+FR

Entry Name: Garden Walls, Rammerscales House

Listing Name: Rammerscales, Garden Wall

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334947

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3795

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Parish: Dalton

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Probably late 18th century. Garden wall at N end of enclosure
containing garden seat, steps, pineapple urns sundial, and
stepped down steep slope. Walls red sandstone, rubble to
outer face, ashlar lining to garden, modern concrete coping.
Wall returns S from each end, with gateway, 3rd gate central
on N wall (gateways lintelled to garden, arched outer faces).
Series of rectangular recesses flanking N gate (one re-using
chamfered lintel) probably bee-boles.

Statement of Interest

Sundial in garden by R MacPhearson, Dumfries.

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