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Rammerscales, Former Stables

A Category B Listed Building in Dalton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.084 / 55°5'2"N

Longitude: -3.4399 / 3°26'23"W

OS Eastings: 308181

OS Northings: 577565

OS Grid: NY081775

Mapcode National: GBR 49FN.2B

Mapcode Global: WH6XR.4G6W

Entry Name: Rammerscales, Former Stables

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334948

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3796

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dalton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Dated 1804, but may incorporate some earlier fabric.

Courtyard stable block, now partly converted for domestic

use. Single storey with lofts/attics. Whitewashed rubble with contrasting red ashlar margins. 3 ranges around cobbled

court, screen walls at E with tall rusticated ashlar

gatepiers; flanking E-facing gables each with pointed window.

N range now domestic, central flat-headed pend now blocked,

round-arched N-facing window above with dated keystone, and

finialled pediment; W range, with cast-iron columned shelter

to court, breaks forward from N elevation, with modern

garage; detached S range built in 2 phases: kennels at SW

corner. Small-paned sash windows; slated roofs.

Statement of Interest

Dated keystone also initialled "JB"; 1687 stone reset in E

gable of S range with initials "RC MD"

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