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Drumlanrig Summer House North of Duchess Well

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2732 / 55°16'23"N

Longitude: -3.8132 / 3°48'47"W

OS Eastings: 284903

OS Northings: 599167

OS Grid: NX849991

Mapcode National: GBR 17TG.7J

Mapcode Global: WH5VG.DQFD

Entry Name: Drumlanrig Summer House North of Duchess Well

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335014

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3854

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Durisdeer

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. Rustic, octagonal-plan summerhouse with shallow-pitched conical slate roof supported on tree trunks.

Bays constructed with split logs laid in geometric patterns; cusped-headed openings (doorway faces roughly north).

Interior: walls and roof faced with split branches, also in

geometric patterns; seats along walls covered with matting;

wood-tiled floor.

Statement of Interest

Slate roof not original. Semi-circular upright iron rail to

north for hanging plants.

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