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Craigs House

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0555 / 55°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.5732 / 3°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 299603

OS Northings: 574572

OS Grid: NX996745

Mapcode National: GBR 39HZ.6K

Mapcode Global: WH5WR.26R7

Entry Name: Craigs House

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334996

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3838

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century with mid century alterations to front

elevation. Single storey and attic with sunk basement; 5 bays

to (west) front elevation. Painted ashlar. West elevation:

wide inner bay with pedimented Roman Doric portico; door,

sidelights and fanlight behind, with panelled jambs. Single

plate-glass sashes with shallow aprons; base course; cornice;

blocking course; 2 pedimented gables over outer bays with

attic windows added perhaps circa 1896 (when some interior

work was done). Symmetrically placed stacks with grouped

octagonal flues; piended and platform slate roof. 2-bay

flanks. Modern porch at east on platt over basement area;

later enclosed by cast-iron railings. Interior: some ceiling

plasterwork with Classical details, white marble Ionic-

columned chimney piece of earlier 19th century date; (1896

dated carved wooden chimney-piece suggests alterations then); round-arched openings in entrance hall.

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