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Caerlaverock House (Former Manse)

A Category B Listed Building in Nith, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0083 / 55°0'29"N

Longitude: -3.5278 / 3°31'40"W

OS Eastings: 302387

OS Northings: 569261

OS Grid: NY023692

Mapcode National: GBR 3BTJ.1G

Mapcode Global: WH5WY.SC8X

Entry Name: Caerlaverock House (Former Manse)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334952

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3800

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Caerlaverock

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Style of Walter Newall, architect. Dated 1837. 2-storey
former manse. Stugged and squared red sandstone rubble with
polished margins and dressings. West elevation: 3 bays,
gabled inner bay slightly advanced, with consoled pedimented
canopy over doorway, (panelled door with fanlight); 12-pane
sashes; eaves/lintel band, shaped skews; corbelled apex
stacks, corniced, mostly diamond flues; roofed with graded
slates. Low wing recessed at left; Twin-gabled east range
has ground floor tripartite facing south, and 2 windows
above, tripartite also in south gable. Long low range of
outbuildings extends east.
Partly walled garden to south east includes (roofless)
rubble-built summer-house with bowed south front; dated 1802,
and inscribed pedimented stone (dated 1708) from earlier
manse.

Statement of Interest

Dr John Hutton, physician to Queen Anne, financed building

of 1708 manse.

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