History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Marchmount Avenue Marchmount

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.076 / 55°4'33"N

Longitude: -3.5951 / 3°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 298255

OS Northings: 576890

OS Grid: NX982768

Mapcode National: GBR 39BR.G6

Mapcode Global: WH5WJ.RP70

Entry Name: Marchmount Avenue Marchmount

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334986

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3831

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Lochar

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Find accommodation in
Dumfries

Description

Earlier 19th century. 2 storeys over basement, 3 bays.
Former manse with Classical detail; doubled in depth in
keeping with earlier house late 19th century (flanks now 4
bays). All red ashlar. South west elevation: central
pedimented "Doric" porch; panelled door and sidelights under
long narrow fanlight: tripartite above; architraved windows
with plate-glass sashes, corniced at ground; cill bands;
cornice; blocking course; symmetrically placed stacks
(grouped octagonal flues); piended slate roof with platform.
Mullioned and transomed stair window to north east elevation
in shallow recessed central bay (and modern fire escape
inserted) main cornice above on corbels; inner bay of south
east front of addition similarly recessed.
Interior: re-modelled with elaborate Classical interiors
presumably contemporary with addition; some rich plaster-
work; wooden stair with arcaded balustrade.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.