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Marchmount, Marchmount Avenue, Dumfries

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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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

Plus Code: 9C7R3CG3+CX

Entry Name: Marchmount, Marchmount Avenue, Dumfries

Listing 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

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Tagged with: Manse

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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.

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