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Conheath Walled Garden, Garden House and Summer House

A Category B Listed Building in Nith, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0122 / 55°0'44"N

Longitude: -3.5726 / 3°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 299534

OS Northings: 569761

OS Grid: NX995697

Mapcode National: GBR 3BHH.B1

Mapcode Global: WH5WY.381W

Entry Name: Conheath Walled Garden, Garden House and Summer House

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334958

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3806

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Caerlaverock

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Garden walls probably incorporating some 17th century work,

but raised at north and at east (now 4/5m high); low (?

lowered) west wall has circa 1800 circular summerhouse

centrally placed; piended square-plan, small, 2-storey house

(possibly also raised) built within north west angle perhaps

when walls were raised: garden extended to south (? late 18th

century) in brick; south wall now demolished. GARDEN WALLS:

rubble-built with red ashlar cope and dressings; main

entrance on east wall, gate at north; some blocked openings

including roll-moulded doorway and bee boles; curved north

east corner. GARDEN HOUSE: also rubble-built with ashlar

dressings; chamfered south east corner; east and west walls

are whitewashed and have sash windows; altered west

elevation; modern addition to south. Apex stack; slate roof. SUMMERHOUSE: now roofless; built of red ashlar, door to

garden, tripartite to west.

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