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Kelton Former Stables

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0297 / 55°1'46"N

Longitude: -3.5808 / 3°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 299052

OS Northings: 571719

OS Grid: NX990717

Mapcode National: GBR 3BF8.KS

Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.ZV00

Entry Name: Kelton Former Stables

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334974

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3821

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. 2-storey stable block with Classical

features; 2 ranges in L-plan, and low walls form courtyard.

Built of red brick with contrasting yellow brick dressings

and corbelled red ashlar cornice. Segmental-arched openings.

Symmetrical 5-bay east range has pedimented 3-bay centrepiece

to courtyard with arcaded cartshed, panelled clasping

pilasters and louvred oculus; door and window at ground in

each outer bay; single windows at 1st floor (former groom's accommodation) (sash windows with 4-pane glazing); corniced symmetrically placed axial stacks. South range (with hayloft) symmetrical - 3 inner bays (with 2 diamond-shaped brick

ventilators) in 1st floor flanked by doors at each level;

additional linking bay in re-entrant angle; squat axial

ventilator with ball-finialed bell-cast lead roof; otherwise,

all roofed with graded slates. L-plan low range adjoins at

east. Courtyard closed at north by ashlar-coped red brick wall.

Statement of Interest

Kelton House not included in listing.

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