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Latitude: 55.0766 / 55°4'35"N
Longitude: -3.5761 / 3°34'33"W
OS Eastings: 299472
OS Northings: 576928
OS Grid: NX994769
Mapcode National: GBR 39GQ.LZ
Mapcode Global: WH5WK.1NDK
Entry Name: Brownrig Farmhouse and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 26 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334994
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3836
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Nith
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Dated 1884. Exceptionally-large 2-storey farmhouse; plainer
lower 3-bay east service range now a separate house. Stugged
and snecked red ashlar with polished dressings. Windows
mostly either bipartite or canted with plate glass sashes.
Main house range: T-plan; north and south elevations each 3
bays, each westmost bay advanced, with canted windows
(corbelled oriel on circular column at south) and shaped
gables; 5-bay west elevation: central entrance bay advanced,
angles canted at ground, corbelled to square above, with
shaped gable; hood-moulded depressed-arched doorway has
moulded reveals with dog-tooth ornament; corbelled oriel
above; 3 west-facing gables, tall stair window central, 3
lights with cusped heads. Bracketted cornice. Weather vane
finial over north gable; skews; corniced stacks; slate roofs.
Square gatepiers to north west with gableted caps; curved
short quadrant walls all red ashlar.
Unusual for scale and design for farmhouse.
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