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Craigs Farm House and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.056 / 55°3'21"N

Longitude: -3.5789 / 3°34'44"W

OS Eastings: 299238

OS Northings: 574639

OS Grid: NX992746

Mapcode National: GBR 39FZ.ZC

Mapcode Global: WH5WR.051V

Entry Name: Craigs Farm House and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334995

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3837

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Circa 1800. House and steading built around quadrangular
courtyard. All whitewashed rubble, house with contrasting
margins. House: single storey with attic over raised basement
linked to single storey steading range at south, now part
domestic; west elevation: 3 bays, recessed central door
approached by steps oversailing basement area, sash windows,
12-pane glazing pattern; band course at ground floor level;
cornice; deep blocking course; 3 piended wall-head dormers;
end stacks; asymmetrical courtyard elevation: porch to
courtyard with swept roof, and mason's test piece
incorporated above lintel. Steading (Courtyard entered from
east): mostly single storey, south range (barn) with loft;
north range with pyramidal-roofed 2-storey block (lower part
probably originally a pend; upper level, with blind north-
facing Venetian window, may have been a dovecot); segmental-
arched cart openings to courtyard mostly blocked; other
openings square-headed. All roofs slated.

Statement of Interest

Former horse-mill to south now ruinous.

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